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113 Lentz Road
2228 Roanoke Springs Drive
On May 14, 2013, at approximately 7:18 p.m., a traffic crash occurred on Gibsonton Drive at the Interstate 75 northbound off ramp. Thomas Konier was operating a Honda motorcycle eastbound on Gibsonton Drive at a high rate of speed. A tractor trailer truck with a tank trailer in tow driven by Clarence Williams was attempting to turn left from exiting northbound Interstate 75 to travel west on Gibsonton Drive.
Konier attempted to drive around the tank to the right, did not brake, and struck the tank in its left rear side with the motorcycle. Konier died at the scene.