Truck driver dies in single-vehicle crash in Eastpoint

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By: WCTV Eyewitness News
April 2, 2019

EASTPOINT, Fla. (WCTV) -- The Florida Highway Patrol is reporting a fatal crash on State Road 65 in Franklin County.

The crash happened around 1:15 p.m. Tuesday on SR-65, south of Al's Landing Road.

Officials say a semi-truck was traveling north when the driver drifted onto the shoulder, hitting several trees. Authorities say the truck came to final rest on the northbound shoulder of SR-65.

Troopers have identified the driver of the semi-truck as 52-year-old Byron L. Malone, of Attapulgus, Georgia. FHP says it is unknown if the driver experienced a medical situation prior to the crash.

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