Two people died Sunday in separate crashes on the First Coast, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office.
A motorcyclist, Alexander Lee Nearbin, 26, of Jacksonville, died after being involved in a crash with another vehicle at about 4:42 a.m. Sunday at Belfort Road and West Gate Parkway. He was pronounced dead at the scene and an investigation is ongoing into his death.
Another fatal crash occurred at about 11:10 a.m. Sunday in the 4100 block of Herschel Street. A motorcycle struck an SUV and the motorcyclist was ejected from his vehicle. Both vehicles caught fire.
That motorcyclist, Dillon M. Mullis, 23, died at a nearby hospital. The investigation is ongoing.