Published: Apr 13, 2014 5:30 PM EDT
Updated: Apr 14, 2014 11:40 AM EDT

BONITA SPRINGS, Fla. - The Florida Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal motorcycle crash that happened on Bonita Beach Rd., west of Barefoot Beach Rd., Sunday afternoon.

According to FHP, 45-year-old Douglas Friend was driving the motorcycle west around a curve on Bonita Beach Road when he lost control of the bike, crossed the median and struck a fence and palm tree. No other vehicles were involved. 

FHP said Douglas was not wearing a helmet.