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Driver killed after hitting tree, troopers said

No other vehicle involved

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LAKE COUNTY, Fla. – A vehicle crossed the highway and ran off the road hitting a tree Sunday morning, killing the driver.

The Florida Highway Patrol said Roberto Jaime Zapata, 36, of Bushnell was killed after his vehicle left the roadway, striking a tree. 

The accident was on Tuscanoogo Road, one-half mile west of Painted Horse Lane.

Zapata was not wearing a seat belt at the time of the accident. It is unknown if Zapata had any alcohol in his system at this time.

The crash remains under investigation.