The Florida Highway Patrol reported Ernesto Bernal of Myakka City was killed Thursday after his 2006 Suzuki GS500E motorcycle collided with a 2000 Toyota Tacoma pickup driven by 23-year-old Nicholas Solana of Myakka City.
The accident occurred at 4:23 p.m., according to FHP.
Solana's red pickup was southbound on Betts Road north of the intersection with Anson Acres Road when he attempted to make a left turn onto a private driveway.
Bernal was was northbound on Betts Road when the front of his motorcycle collided with the right side of Solana's truck.
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FHP cited Solana for no proof of insurance and failure to yield the right of way.
FHP reported alcohol was not a factor. Solana was wearing a seatbelt and unharmed.
Bernal was wearing a helmet. He was taken to Blake Medical Center where he was pronounced dead.