MARION COUNTY, Fla. – A man died Thursday morning when his pickup truck struck a tree in Marion County, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.
Troopers said the 65-year-old Salt Springs man was driving a pickup truck and heading south on County Road 314 around 8:45 a.m. when the truck crossed into the northbound lane and traveled into the grass shoulder.
The front of the pickup truck hit a tree on the shoulder, according to the crash report.
The FHP said the man was pronounced dead on scene.
Officials said the crash was found by a passerby and reported to authorities.