Sarasota motorcyclist killed in crash

3:33 PM, Sep 29, 2012   |    comments
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SARASOTA, Florida -- Sarasota police are investigating a traffic accident that killed a motorcyclist early Saturday.

The crash happened in the 900 block of the John Ringling Causeway at around 1:32 a.m.

According to police, a black Nissan Sentra was hit from  behind by a Suzuki motorcycle driven by 31-year-old Ronald Ochoa. Witnesses told police that the motorcycle was traveling at a high rate of speed and weaving in and out of traffic before the accident.

Ochoa died at the scene. The four occupants of the Nissan were taken to a local hospital with non life-threatening injuries.

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