Head-on collision claims Live Oak man

County Road 49 and 102nd Street south of Live Oak
A Live Oak man driving a pickup collided head-on with a garbage truck and was killed along County Road 49 near 102nd Street south of Live Oak on Tuesday. (Google Maps)

On Tuesday, a 43-year-old Live Oak man died when his pickup collided head-on with a garbage truck on Country Road 49.

According to a Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) release, a 60-year-old Live Oak man was driving a garbage truck southbound on CR 49 and the pickup driver was northbound at 12:26 p.m. when the two hit head-on in the southbound lane. The crash took place just south of 102nd Street south of Live Oak.

Emergency responders pronounced the pickup driver dead on scene. The garbage truck driver was uninjured.

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