FHP: Man, 19, ejected from motorcycle in Macclenny crash

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MACCLENNY, Fla. – A Baker County man was hospitalized after he was ejected from his motorcycle during a Memorial Day crash in Macclenny, authorities said.

According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the two-vehicle collision happened shortly before noon Monday on State Road 121 near Willis Hodges Road.

Troopers said a Suzuki motorcycle driven by Kason Taylor was heading north on SR 121 when a Hummer exiting a private driveway crossed into the bike's path and the vehicles collided.

Taylor, 19, was thrown into the air and collided with a sidewalk railing. He was taken to UF Health Jacksonville with serious injuries.

Troopers said the Hummer's driver was cited for failure to yield.

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