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Driver injured in Suwannee Co. log truck crash

GENERIC: Florida Highway Patrol logo and crime scene tape.
GENERIC: Florida Highway Patrol logo and crime scene tape.(MGN)
Published: Jun. 20, 2022 at 1:30 PM EDT
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SUWANNEE COUNTY, Fla. (WCTV) - The Florida Highway Patrol says a man is injured after a tractor-trailer carrying logs crashed on 167th Road in Suwannee County Monday morning.

Troopers responded to the scene east of 169th Road around 9:20 a.m. The crash happened when the tractor-trailer was traveling too fast around a right curve while driving south, according to FHP.

Troopers say the tractor-trailer overturned onto the northbound lane and dumped the logs onto the east shoulder.

The driver, a 55-year-old Jasper man, suffered serious injuries in the crash, but they were not life-threatening. He was taken to Lake City Medical Center for treatment.

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