Kasey Whilden, 24, and Jennifer Reed, 42, rode south on Mayport Road at around 7:48 p.m. local time. A van with two occupants heading north attempted a turn onto West 10th Street, pulling out in front of the motorcycle.
Whilden and Reed died after crashing into the van’s passenger side. According to News4Jax, the passengers in the van sustained injuries and received treatment at a local hospital. The Florida Highway Patrol says charges are pending for the driver of the van.
News4Jax reports that neither motorcycle occupant wore a helmet at the time of the crash.