1 dead after vehicle flips, strikes tree in Winter Garden, troopers say

FHP: Driver failed to negotiate turn


WINTER GARDEN, Fla. – The Florida Highway Patrol is investigating a crash that left person dead Saturday afternoon, troopers said.

Troopers said a man was driving west on Hartzog Road, east of Avalon Road, around 3:30 p.m. when he failed to negotiate a curve in the road and entered a grassy shoulder. The vehicle then flipped and struck a small tree, the Highway Patrol said.

The driver was ejected from the vehicle, troopers said. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Troopers are still investigating the crash and the driver was not immediately identified, according to the incident report.

No other details were available. Stay with News 6 and ClickOrlando.com for updates on this story.

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