Bradford County

Man dies after driving into ditch in Bradford County

BRADFORD COUNTY, Fla. — Florida Highway Patrol is investigating a motorcycle crash that killed a man on Northeast 185th Street in Bradford County.


According to the crash report, at around 7:14 p.m. Wednesday, the 62-year-old man from Starke was traveling eastbound on Northeast 185th Street on a black Suzuki motorcycle. For an unknown reason, the motorcycle left the roadway and traveled onto the south shoulder of Northeast 185th Street before traveling into a ditch.

The driver and motorcycle came to final rest off the south shoulder of Northeast 185th Street at the area of the crash.

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The driver suffered fatal injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene. FHP said it is still investigating what caused the crash.

FHP also said that the victim wasn’t wearing a helmet.

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