ALACHUA COUNTY, FL – The Florida Highway Patrol said a truck driver died following an accident in Alachua County on Tuesday morning.
According to WGFL, the driver of a Volvo semi-truck pulling a flatbed trailer was headed south on Interstate 75 when he traveled onto the right shoulder near the Archer Road exit at about 7:50 a.m. The truck hit a guard rail, went down an inclined shoulder of the roadway, and crashed into several trees.
The driver, a 55-year-old man from Lake City, was pronounced dead at the scene. No other vehicles were involved in the crash.
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