News: Driver killed when car runs off road, overturns in High Springs


HIGH SPRINGS, FL – A rollover car accident in Alachua County on Saturday morning claimed the life of a driver, the Main Street Daily News reports.

The Florida Highway Patrol and first responders were called to the scene in the area of Highway 441 and NW 194th Street near High Springs. The FHP determined that the driver of an SUV was headed north sometime before 9 a.m. when the vehicle went off the roadway, onto the right shoulder, and into a ditch.

The SUV then collided with a culvert and flipped over onto its roof.  The driver, a 46-year-old Old Town woman, was pronounced dead at the scene.  State troopers are investigating the accident, and said the victim was not wearing a seat belt at the time.

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