News: Driver killed when pickup slams into fence, trees in Marion County


MARION COUNTY, FL – The driver of a pickup truck was killed when his vehicle crashed in Marion County early Wednesday morning.

According to WGFL, the victim was a 27-year-old man who was driving a Dodge pickup west on Southeast 175th Street when the accident occurred at about 12:00 a.m.

The Florida Highway Patrol said the man was driving at a high rate of speed and drove off the road onto the south shoulder.  The Dodge crashed into a fence and struck multiple trees.

Marion County Fire Rescue pronounced the driver dead at the scene.  The FHP is continuing its investigation into the cause of the wreck.

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