ALACHUA COUNTY, FL – The Florida Highway Patrol said a pickup truck and an SUV were involved in a fatal collision in Alachua County on Tuesday night.
According to WCJB, the crash took place on U.S. 441 near Northwest 239th Street in High Springs. The FHP said a man was driving a pickup truck on U.S. 441 at about 6:20 p.m. He swerved into the opposite lane and collided with an SUV driven by a 59-year-old woman.
The driver of the pickup, a 71-year-old Fort White man, was thrown from his vehicle and was pronounced dead at the scene. Troopers said he was not wearing a seat belt at the time. No other injuries were reported.
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