A motorcyclist died after crashing in west Nashville early Friday morning, just down the road from Vanderbilt University.
A passerby spotted the victim in the roadway and contacted police.Authorities arrived to the scene on Blakemore Avenue, not far from Natchez Trace, around 2:10 a.m. to find the motorcycle severely damaged.Jarrod Scott Lycus, 23, who police say is originally from Florida, left the roadway and struck a telephone pole.He was dead upon arrival. A large patch of ice on the roadway may have been a contributing factor. Water pipes burst overnight at a nearby home, spilling water into the roadway.
Lycus was employed at Fido, a coffee shop in Hillsboro Village.Further details were not immediately known.