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Florida Highway Accident Kills Truck Driver

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A truck driver from Mayo was killed when his semi-truck overturned on the entrance ramp to the highway. The accident happened at the intersection of SR 6 and I-75.

The driver

was turning north onto the on-ramp to northbound I-75 from the westbound lane of SR 6 about 8:30 a.m. on Friday, Feb. 9. He began braking the truck as he entered the on-ramp and the truck overturned onto its left side on the ramp, FHP said.

The 58-year-old was pronouced dead at Trinity Community Hospital. The Florida Highway Patrol said alcohol was not a factor.