Lake City, FL (November 25, 2018) - A rollover crash in Lake City killed one person and left another injured on Saturday, November 24th.
The Florida Highway Patrol responded to the scene at US Highway 441 around 1:57 am. When police arrived, they discovered that a Ford F-350 had left the roadway and crossed onto the shoulder. The truck then struck several objects, including a culvert before flipping over and coming to a rest. The truck landed on its roof. A passenger in the truck, 29-year-old Andrew Powell, III died at the scene of the crash. The driver 29-year-old John Ray Beasley, suffered serious injuries and was taken to UF Health in Gainesville.
There is no word on what caused the crash at this time.
Our thoughts are with the family of Andrew Powell, III in this crash. There are over 250,000 reported vehicle accidents in Florida each year. A rollover crash can cause serious and disabling injuries.
If you or a loved one have been hurt in a Florida car accident, you may be confused about where to turn. Mounting medical bills, lost wages, pain from your injuries, and a sense of frustration are all common after you are involved in a serious wreck.
Fortunately, there is help available. At Rubenstein Law, our Florida personal injury attorneys will stand by your side every step of the way. For a free consultation, call us today at 1-800 FL-Legal.
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