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1 killed, 2 hurt when car hits motorcycle downtown

Woman in car died; motorcycle rider in critical condition

Crash Main St.

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – One person was killed and two others were injured in a crash early Sunday morning at Main and Union streets in downtown Jacksonville, police said.

According to the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office, an officer witnessed a motorcycle being hit by a car at 12:04 a.m. Sunday and responded within seconds. Police said an adult man on the motorcycle was ejected from the bike and was transported to the hospital with critical injuries.

A passenger of the car, an adult woman, died on the scene, according to the Sheriff’s Office. The car’s driver, an adult man, suffered some minor injuries, police said. The Sheriff’s Office said he’s being treated at a local hospital and is expected to be OK.

The Sheriff’s Office said the crash closed up Union Street between North Laura Street and Ocean Street for some time.

The JSO Traffic Homicide Unit is investigating.


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