News: Truck driver dead following wreck on County Road 219A


ALACHUA COUNTY, FL – An investigation is underway into a fatal accident that took place in Alachua County on Friday morning, according to WCJB.

The Florida Highway Patrol was called to the scene on County Road 219A southbound at about 4:50 a.m.  Responding state troopers arrived to find that a 2001 Mazda truck had gone off the roadway and overturned.

The driver, a 47-year-old Hawthorne man, died at the scene.  He was not wearing a seat belt at the time. No other vehicles were involved in the wreck

The FHP is looking into the circumstances that led to the crash.

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