19-year-old dies in crash on JTB near Gate Parkway: FHP

A driver died Tuesday morning in a crash on JTB near Gate Parkway, FHP says. (WJXT)

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – A 19-year-old man died Tuesday morning in a single-car crash on J. Turner Butler Boulevard near Gate Parkway, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

The man, who is from Riverview, was headed east on JTB when he drove off the roadway to the right, hit a guardrail, a speed limit sign, a light pole and a tree, FHP said.

He died at the scene. Troopers said he was not wearing a seat belt.

The report did not indicate what caused the driver to veer off the road.

The crash partially blocked lanes on JTB during rush hour.