Florida motorcyclist dies after falling 100 feet off interstate in hit-and-run

A Florida man was killed Friday when the motorcycle he was driving on an interstate highway clipped a motorcycle in front of him, sending him over a concrete barrier and 100 feet to his death, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

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The FHP is calling the incident a hit-and-run accident, according to several media outlets.

According to state troopers, the two motorcycles were headed east on I-4 in Tampa about 3:30 p.m. when they collided. After impact, the motorcycle driven by Eric Lee Jordan, 35, hit the south shoulder barrier wall on an overpass, WTSP reported. The impact ejected Jordan from his motorcycle and over the wall, and he fell to the road beneath the interstate, the television station reported.

The other motorcyclist and his passenger, Amy Jones, 30, of Dover, were in front of Jordan and stopped, WFLA reported. However, state troopers said the driver fled, leaving Jones at the scene, WTVT reported.

Jordan was taken to a hospital, where he died from his injuries, WFLA reported.

The driver who left Jones is described as a white male and possibly named "A.J.," WTSP reported. He was driving a black motorcycle, the Florida Highway Patrol said.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the FHP at 813-558-1800 or by dialing *347.