Motorcyclist killed in crash along El Jobean in Charlotte County

Writer: Brad Dotson
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Florida Highway Patrol responded to a deadly crash at the intersection of El Jobean Road and Biscayne Road in Charlotte County Thursday,

According to FHP, motorcyclist Ilija Jovanovich, 59, was killed in the crash at the intersection that happened around 3:15 p.m.

Jovanovich was traveling west along El Jobean and approaching the intersection with Biscayne. Meanwhile, a driver in a 1998 Mercury Sable was stopped facing south on Biscayne and traveled onto El Jobean into the pathway of Jovanovich.

Jovanovich on the motorcycle collided with the front of the car, and was thrown off. he landed in the median, where he was pronounced dead at the scene.

The crash originally closed El Jobean between Biscayne and Toledo Blade in Charlotte County and has since reopened.

FHP has not listed any charges pending, but the crash remains under investigation.


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