Officers with the Treasure Island Police Department were dispatched to a crash at 10133 Gulf Boulevard at approximately 12:45 a.m. on Sunday, February 16, 2020.
When officers arrived, they discovered 27 year-old Nolan Ryan Webb of New Port Richey on the northbound side of Gulf Boulevard. A paramedic from Treasure Island Fire Rescue pronounced him deceased on scene.
The Major Accident Investigation Team from the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office investigated the crash
Through the investigation, deputies discovered Webb was riding a rented gas-powered motor scooter northbound on Gulf Boulevard.
He failed to negotiate a curve and left the roadway striking a large bush, a metal water utility pipe and a cement retaining wall.
Deputies learned a citizen heard the crash at approximately 11:15 p.m. on Saturday night but it was not discovered until 12:45 a.m. by pedestrians on the sidewalk.
Nolan and the scooter were concealed from view by a large bush.
Investigators say Webb was not wearing a helmet at the time of the crash and speed and alcohol are unknown factors at this time.
The investigation continues.