Crime

Man, 18, dies in Manatee motorcycle crash

MANATEE -- An 18-year-old man died Tuesday in a vehicle accident, the Florida Highway Patrol reports.

At about 5:15 p.m., Shawn Young was traveling northbound on U.S. 41 in the right lane on his motorcycle when he was struck by a Mustang attempting to make a left turn in front of him, the report said. The accident occurred near Montgomery Avenue.

Young, who was wearing a helmet, was pronounced dead on scene, according to an accident report.

Charges are pending on the 25-year-old driver of the Mustang.

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