A motorcyclist was killed in a crash this afternoon, according to the Pinellas Park Police Department.
According to a report, about 4:45 p.m., Paul Switzer, 58, of St. Petersburg was in the right, northbound lane of 49th Street on a 2004 custom Harley motorcycle. After passing 78th Avenue, the motorcycle struck the east curb, went off the road and crashed into a small tree, ejecting Switzer.
Switzer, who was wearing a helmet, was taken to a local hospital, where he died of his injuries, police said.
The cause of the crash is unknown, police said.