News: Driver killed when pickup slams into fence, bridge support on State Road 46


LAKE COUNTY, FL – The Florida Highway Patrol released details of a fatal pickup truck accident that occurred in Lake County Sunday night.

WKMG reports a man was driving a pickup east on State Road 46 near State Road 453 when the incident took place at about 7:35 p.m.

The FHP said the driver lost control and the vehicle crashed into a fence, then kept going and struck a bridge support along the roadway.  The driver, a 23-year-old man from Oviedo, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Troopers are continuing to investigate the cause of the wreck.

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