A Mount Juliet man was killed when his motorcycle crashed into a guardrail on Dale Ridge Road (Highway 96) Tuesday afternoon.
Dead is 29 year old Joshua Jernigan.
According to the Tennessee Highway Patrol, Jernigan was traveling north on his Suzuki motorcycle when he went off the right side of the road and struck a guardrail post. The fatal crash occurred near the intersection with Caplinger Hollow Road.
Jernigan was wearing a helmet.
He was taken to DeKalb Community Hospital by DeKalb EMS where he was pronounced dead.
The accident was investigated by Trooper Jeremy Wilhite of the THP.