Motorcyclist, 54, dies after hitting pole in Holly Hill, troopers say

Victim identified as New York man

By Dawn Jorgenson - Graham Media Group

VOLUSIA COUNTY, Fla. - A motorcyclist died Monday night after striking a pole in Volusia County, troopers said.

The fatal crash was reported at State and Flomich avenues in Holly Hill.

The Florida Highway Patrol said the motorcyclist, a 54-year-old New York man, was driving a 2005 Honda west on Flomich Avenue when he traveled off the road for an unknown reason and hit a pole.

The man, whose name has not been released, was ejected from his bike and was pronounced dead at the scene, the FHP said.

The man was not wearing a helmet, the FHP said. 

Witnesses initially said the biker hit the deer, but troopers said there was no evidence of that.


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