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Jacksonville man dead after crash on University Boulevard

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Updated: 11/04/2013 5:09 am
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- A Jacksonville man is dead following a motorcycle crash on University Boulevard and Harvin Road Sunday evening.

Bernard E. Mims, 49, was separated from his Honda CBR 1000 after colliding with Danny L. Watts, 59 in his Ford E-250 around 5:30 p.m., according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

Mims drove south in the northbound lanes after he switched from the outside lane in the southbound direction on University Boulevard, officials said.

Then Watts hit the right side of Mims' motorcycle with the left side of his E-250 after he turned left, according to FHP. 

Mims' motorcycle overturned, officials said. 

Watts' vehicle came to a final rest on its right shoulder of Harvin Road, according to FHP. 

Troopers report Mims was taken to Orange Park Hospital where he died.  
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