SPRING HILL, FL – Authorities said a driver was killed when his car crashed during storm conditions of Hurricane Idalia on Wednesday morning.
According to WTVT, the accident happened on Saint Joe Road near Interstate 75. The Florida Highway Patrol said a man was driving a Ford Ranger eastbound at about 6:15 a.m. when his vehicle veered off the road and crashed into a tree.
The driver, a 40-year-old Spring Hill man, was pronounced dead at the scene.
State troopers said the man, who was wearing a seat belt, had been driving too fast for the inclement weather conditions.
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