Daytona Beach, FL - For the second time in as many days, a person is dead following a crash in Daytona Beach.
The Florida Highway Patrol says it happened around 6:45pm at Mile Marker 261 on Interstate 95 near U.S. 92.
F.H.P.’s website reports that the wreck happened on the off-ramp from 95 south to eastbound International Speedway Boulevard.
The ramp was closed minutes after the wreck occurred.
Initial scanner traffic indicates that a motorcyclist was thrown from their vehicle and died at the scene despite C.P.R. being performed by rescue personnel.
F.H.P. Sergeant Kim Montes tells WNDB there was a motorcycle involved in the wreck and its driver is the one who died. That marks the second fatality in as many days involving a motorcyclist in Daytona Beach. Click here to read more on the first one.
The victim in this crash is identified as 20-year-old Michael Nealy of North Carolina.
According to the incident report, Nealy was in the far left lane and tried to cross all southbound lanes on his 2007 Suzuki motorcycle to get to the U.S. 92 off-ramp when he lost control and struck the guardrail.
The report also stated that Nealy was wearing a helmet and that an autopsy is planned to determine if alcohol was a factor in the crash.
Map of accident scene is courtesy of Google.
Image of accident scene is courtesy of FL511.com.
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