Man, 47, dies in Marion County crash when vehicle overturned, troopers say

FHP says man was not wearing seatbelt

File photo of Florida Highway Patrol cruiser (WJXT 2020)

MARION COUNTY, Fla. – A driver died in a Marion County crash after his vehicle overturned Saturday morning, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

Troopers said the 47-year-old man, of Fort McCoy, was traveling in his SUV on 203rd Avenue Road, just north of Highway 316, when the vehicle went off the roadway and overturned.

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The FHP said the driver was the only one in the vehicle and died as a result of the crash.

According to the crash report, the man was not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash.

The crash remains under investigation.

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