Motorcyclist killed in crash on Southside Blvd.

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Troopers have identified a man killed in a motorcycle crash in Jacksonville.

Brian Petr, 24, was riding a motorcycle on Southside Boulevard when a car made a U-turn and pulled out in front of him, troopers said.

All southbound lanes were blocked after the 2006 Infiniti hit his bike. 


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Petr was ejected from the motorcycle. He was taken to the hospital where he was pronounced dead. 

There were two children in the Infiniti, according to troopers. 

Florida Highway Patrol is awaiting toxicology reports to determine if alcohol was a factor in the crash.

Petr and his wife had just gotten married in Wichita, Kansas in September.

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