A 69-year-old DeLeon Springs man was killed Saturday night when his motorcycle crashed into a fence and tree, Florida Highway Patrol investigators said.
The motorcycle crash occurred at 7:07 p.m. at Reynolds and Sylvan roads, troopers said.
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The motorcyclist was riding his Harley Davidson east on Reynolds Road when for unknown reasons he lost control of the machine on a curve, said FHP Lt. Tara Crescenzi.
The rider, who was not wearing a helmet, ran off the road and struck a fence and a tree. The DeLeon Springs man was thrown from the motorcycle and died at the scene of the crash, Crescenzi said.
The crash remains under investigation, troopers said.
This article originally appeared on The Daytona Beach News-Journal: Florida man killed after losing control of motorcycle, hitting tree