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Pinellas deputies investigate man’s death following motor scooter crash in Treasure Island

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.

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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.


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