Alachua man dies in collision with semi

US Highway 441 at southbound exit ramp in Alachua
An Alachua man died when he drove his van into the rear end of a tractor-trailer stopped at a red light on US HIghway 441 on Friday morning.
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A 38-year-old Alachua man died when his van collided with a tractor-trailer on US Highway 441 on Friday morning.

According to a Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) release, the Alachua man was driving his van east on US 441 as he approached a red traffic signal at the intersection of the Interstate 75 southbound exit ramp at 8:20 a.m. He then drove into the rear of a tractor-trailer being driven by a 37-year-old Crawfordville man that was stopped at the red light.

Emergency responders pronounced the van driver dead on scene.

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