News: Citra man dies after pickup truck crash on County Road 318


CITRA, FL – The driver of a pickup truck died following an accident in Citra on Friday, according to

The Florida Highway Patrol said the crash took place on County Road 318 near Northeast 199th Street Road.  According to the FHP, the pickup truck driver was headed north on County Road 318 at about 5:46 p.m. when the vehicle went off the road, onto the west shoulder and collided with a traffic sign.

The driver lost control, drove back onto the road and then onto the opposite shoulder, and ended up crashing into a utility pole and a tree.

The driver, a 23-year-old man from Citra, suffered fatal injuries.

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