A motorcyclist is dead after a collision with a pickup truck Thursday evening in Manatee County. The motorcyclist, Kenneth S. Bauer of Palmetto, was traveling north on U.S. 301, when the Dodge truck turned left to go south on 301, at the intersection with CR 675. The police report says Bauer was wearing a helmet but was still pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the truck, Jose Antonio Colon Vega also of Palmetto, did stop after the accident.