Overnight Crash Kills Motorcyclist In Palm Bay

By  //  April 6, 2013

Alcohol A Factor In Deadly Accident

BREVARD COUNTY • PALM BAY, FLORIDA – A fatal accident early Saturday morning has claimed the life of a driver  in Palm Bay.

Sgt. Wanda Diaz of the Florida Highway Patrol said Roberto A. Pineda Romero of Palm Bay, 45, was driving west on Malabar Road near Glatter Road on a 2003 Yamaha motorcycle about 2:25 a.m. Saturday at a high rate of speed.

Diaz said Romero failed to negotiate a curve in the road and ran off the highway and onto a grass shoulder.

Romero’s motorcycle overturned multiple times and he was ejected as it crashed into a line of trees.

He was not wearing a helmet and was killed in the accident.’

Diaz said alcohol played a factor in the fatal accident.


  1. i still cant believe you’re gone.. i just can’t.. i’ll forever love and miss you. may you rest in peace my big brother <3

  2. My understanding from witnesses is that the helmet flew off at the time of the accident and that alcohol was not a factor. This was a good man with a great heart. It is too bad the reporting is inaccurate.

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