Motorcycle crash ends in fatality

JACKSONVILLE, Fla — Today at approximately 3 p.m. a motorcyclist was traveling the south bound in the 1500 block Lane Avenue when he lost control of the motorcycle and struck a small sign, a utility pole guide wire, and a small picket fence.


He was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced deceased.

Witnesses stated that he was traveling at a high rate of speed and failed to negotiate the curve. No other vehicles were involved and there was only one rider.

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This marks the 75th traffic fatality in Duval county this year and the 15th involving a motorcyclist.

South bound Lane Ave. at Manotack will be blocked for another hour.

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