Published: Mar 31, 2013 10:02 AM EDT

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- A Port Charlotte man died after he was hit by a motorcycle on Saturday afternoon.

Florida Highway Patrol says Ronald Sechel was crossing SR45 southbound from east to west when 69-year-old Bruce Schimdt hit him on his motorcycle.

Troopers say Sechel failed to yield and crossed in front of the bike's path.

Schimdt was thrown from his bike and is in serious condition. He was not wearing a helmet.