Deadly motorcycle crash on Blanding Boulevard

Middle-aged man died after hitting a telephone pole


JACKSONVILLE, Fla – The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office is investigating a deadly motorcycle crash early Friday morning on Blanding Boulevard, near Randia Drive.

That's near Adventure Landing on the Westside.

According to police, a middle-aged man riding a motorcycle died after losing control of the bike just after midnight. He was ejected, and hit a telephone pole. Paramedics pronounced the rider dead at the scene. 

Police were not able to tell News4Jax if the man was wearing a helmet.  

The JSO's traffic homicide unit is investigating.