Florida man dies after pickup plunges into water following crash with Road Ranger on bridge

Troopers investigate wreck on Buckman Bridge in Jacksonville

FHP searching for vehicle pushed off the bridge. (FHP)

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – A 61-year-old man died early Tuesday in a crash with a Road Ranger on a Florida bridge, the Florida Highway Patrol said.

The fatal wreck happened around 3:25 a.m. on I-295 north on the Buckman Bridge in Jacksonville, the FHP tweeted.

The FHP said the Road Ranger pickup truck and a Toyota pickup collided on the bridge, sending the Toyota over a concrete barrier wall and into the water below.

The driver of the Toyota, a Jacksonville man, died in the wreck, an FHP crash report said. The Road Ranger, a 23-year-old Jacksonville man, was not injured.

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The cause of the wreck is under investigation, troopers said.

News 6 partner WJXT-TV in Jacksonville first reported the crash.

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