Tampa police: 2 dead after motorcycle and bicycle collide on Bayshore Blvd.

A bicyclist and a motorcyclist died Saturday morning following a crash on Bayshore Blvd. near Rome Ave., according to the Tampa Police Department.

Police said three motorcyclists were riding northbound on Bayshore Blvd. when one of them crashed into a bicyclist that was crossing Bayshore Blvd. at a crosswalk.

The motorcyclist died on the scene and the bicyclist was taken to an area hospital and died. 

Witnesses said the motorcycle was traveling at a high rate of speed before the collision. One witness even took off his shirt in an attempt to help the injured bicyclist.

Police did not reveal a lot of details, but did say that the motorcyclist was in their 30’s and the bicyclist was in their 50s. They said

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