Motorcyclist dies of injuries following accident in Manatee County

Motorcyclist dies of injuries following accident in Manatee County

MANATEE COUNTY, Fla. (WWSB) - A motorcyclist has died following an accident last Friday in Manatee County.

Troopers say around noon, 60-year-old Michael Nelson of Palmetto ran a stop sign at U.S. 41 and 21st Street East, hitting a motorcycle driven by 38-year-old Justin Mallett of Palmetto.

Mallett was thrown from his vehicle and injured. He died at the hospital on Sunday.

Florida Highway Patrol cited Nelson for violating the right of way.

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