Crash claims O’Brien man in Suwannee County

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A 63-year-old O’Brien man died Saturday morning when his SUV left 198th Terrace in Suwannee County, collided with a tree and caught fire.

According to a Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) release, the driver was traveling west on 198th Terrace at 2 a.m. north of O’Brien when he lost control of his Buick SUV.

The SUV left the road onto the north grass shoulder and collided with a large tree. The SUV came to rest facing northwest and caught fire.

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Emergency responders pronounced the driver dead at the scene.

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Julie weeks

These people piss me off. Within 24 hours of my fathers passing. And this was already up. Pretty sure he didnt lose control. And i feel you shoule need permission from the family to post this kind of stuff.