HERNANDO COUNTY, FL – State troopers said a single-vehicle accident in Hernando County early Thursday morning left a driver dead.
WFLA reports the crash occurred on CR-572 east of Crum Road at about 4:30 a.m. According to the Florida Highway Patrol, a Brooksville man was driving a truck westbound when he was unable to negotiate a curve in the roadway.
The vehicle went off the road, hit a mailbox, went back across the roadway and collided with a tree. The 68-year-old driver was declared dead after being transported to an area hospital.
The FHP said the man was not wearing a seat belt at the time.
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