Fatal Semi Truck Accident in Gadsden County

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A semi truck driver is dead after a fiery crash in Gadsden County. It happened around 8 AM this morning on U.S. Highway 27 just north of McNair Road.

According to Florida Highway Patrol, the truck driver was traveling north on U.S. 27 when the tractor-trailer drifted off the road. It then hit four metal fence posts and slammed into a tree. FHP says that's when the truck caught fire.

The driver was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver's identity has not been released.

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