Lake City man killed in rollover crash

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By: Aubrey Brown | WCTV Eyewitness News
November 26, 2018

LAKE CITY, Fla. (WCTV) -- One man was killed and another was seriously injured in a single-car crash in Columbia County early Saturday morning.

According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the crash happened just before 2:00 a.m. on US Highway 441 near the intersection of County Road 240.

The crash report states that 29-year-old John Ray Beasley was driving north on US Highway 441 when he traveled off of the roadway onto the shoulder.

FHP says Beasley's car hit several objects in the shoulder, including a culvert. The vehicle began to overturn and came to final rest on its roof.

Beasley was taken to the hospital in serious condition. A passenger in the car, 29-year-old Andrew Powell III, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Troopers say neither men were wearing a seat belt.

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