Volusia County biker dies after hitting utility pole


Published: Tuesday, January 19, 2010 at 9:49 a.m.
Last Modified: Tuesday, January 19, 2010 at 9:49 a.m.

HOLLY HILL, Fla. — A Volusia County man died after crashing his motorcycle into a utility pole.

Holly Hill police say 27-year-old Michael Milea was riding his bike Sunday afternoon when he drifted off the road and hit the pole. Witnesses later told police that the motorcycle had been traveling at a high rate of speed. The impact broke the pole and knocked Milea's helmet off.

Milea was taken to a nearby hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

The crash remains under investigation.

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