FHP: Man thrown from motorcycle on Arlington Expressway dies

Crash happened near University Boulevard

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – A man died early Saturday after he was thrown from a motorcycle in a crash on the Arlington Expressway, the Florida Highway Patrol said.

Jonny Lee Gilford, 55, was driving a motorcycle east on the Arlington Expressway when he lost control just east of University Boulevard, troopers said.

Gilford then struck a curb, causing him to be thrown from the motorcycle, troopers said.

Gilford was taken to Memorial Hospital, where he died from his injuries.

The cause of the crash in is under investigation, troopers said.