Teen killed in motorcycle accident off Philips Highway, FHP reports

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DUVAL COUNTY, Fla. – A 19-year-old motorcyclist is dead after a crash off Philips Highway, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

According to the crash report, the crash happened at 8:30 p.m. Friday.

The motorcyclist was traveling south on U.S. 1 when a 31-year-old driver headed north made a left turn in front of him into a private driveway near Southside Boulevard, causing a collision.

The rider, who was not wearing a helmet, died at the scene, troopers said.

The driver was wearing a seat belt at the time of the crash and suffered minor injuries, according to the report.


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