Florida Highway Patrol Release
A car accident claims the life of one man early Saturday morning.
Florida Highway Patrol reports that a 1991 Mitsubishi pickup truck, driven by Nicholas Lee Prescott, 27, was traveling southbound on 29th Road in Suwannee County around 3:30 a.m.
The pickup truck traveled onto the west grass shoulder where its right front struck two trees and a ditch embankment.
According to FHP, Prescott was not wearing a seatbelt and he was pronounced deceased on scene by Suwannee County Fire Rescue.
Alcohol and excessive speed appear to be contributing factors in this crash.