Teenager killed in Hamilton County crash

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Published: Jul. 31, 2021 at 8:49 PM EDT
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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCTV) - A teenager was killed and a 20-year-old suffered minor injuries following a single-vehicle crash in a Hamilton County field, according to Florida Highway Patrol.

The incident happened near a private residence on the 2600 block of NW US Highway 41 just after 5 p.m. Saturday, according to a FHP press release.

According to troopers, a GMC Sierra pickup was travelling west in a grassy field when the truck rotated, causing the driver to lose control. The pickup overturned onto its left side and came to a final rest facing west.

The driver of the truck, a 18-year-old from Jennings, Fla., was pronounced dead on the scene.

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