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Bradenton man dies in motorcycle crash

A 37-year-old Bradenton man was killed when he crashed his motorcycle in East Manatee late Saturday, according to Florida Highway Patrol.

At about 10:45 p.m., Peter Nicholas Peltier was heading north on Charleston Street, approaching a right curve. He failed to make the turn and laid the motorcycle onto its right side. The motorcycle traveled onto a grass shoulder, across Ashley Circle and onto another grass shoulder. Peltier became separated from the motorcycle when it hit a curb, according to a FHP news release.

Peltier was pronounced dead at the scene.

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