Newspaper article The Florida Times Union

Motorcyclist Dies in Accident on I-295 near 103rd Street; in St. Johns County, Collision on Palm Valley Road Leaves One Dead

Newspaper article The Florida Times Union

Motorcyclist Dies in Accident on I-295 near 103rd Street; in St. Johns County, Collision on Palm Valley Road Leaves One Dead

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Two people died in traffic accidents in Duval and St. Johns counties Sunday, the Florida Highway Patrol said.

A 35-year-old Jacksonville man died after his motorcycle struck another vehicle on southbound Interstate 295 just south of 103rd Street on the Westside. The accident occurred shortly after 2 p.m. when the motorcycle changed lanes and collided with the left rear of the other vehicle, police said.

The motorcycle driver, who was wearing a helmet, was thrown from his bike and struck a guardrail. He was pronounced dead at the scene. No other injuries occurred. The victim's name was not available.

The second accident occurred shortly after 6 p.m. on Palm Valley Road at U.S. 1. Police said one person died in a collision involving several vehicles. No other information was available.

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