Motorcyclist hit by Hartline bus dies

LUTZ, Fla. - A Lutz man has died after he was struck by a Hartline bus Thursday morning.

The bus was pulling away from a stop around 6:40 a.m. after picking up passengers on Sinclair Hills just west of Livingston Avenue.

The bus driver stopped for oncoming traffic at 24th Street and was going to make a left turn to travel south.

A Honda CBR motorcycle driven by Andrew P. Kryvanis crossed left of the double yellow safety zone in an attempt to go around stopped traffic, according to a sheriff's statement.

He was struck by the bus as it was making its turn.

He was taken to Tampa General Hospital where he died.

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