JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -

A 46-year-old motorcyclist died in a crash Wednesday night on the Northside, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

State troopers said Ronald Jones was heading southbound on Interstate 295, a half mile north of Duval Road, in the right lane about 9:45 p.m.

They said the front of his motorcycle struck the rear of a pickup truck for unknown reasons.

Jones was thrown from the motorcycle and died at the scene, troopers said.

The driver of the truck was not hurt. Troopers said charges are pending.