Gainesville man dies in single-car accident

A 69-year-old Gainesville man died Sunday morning when his vehicle left the road and overturned on SW State Road 121. 

According to a Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) release, the Gainesville man was driving southbound on SR 121 around 4 a.m. near SW 78th Lane when his SUV left the roadway on the right shoulder and overturned.

Emergency responders pronounced the man dead at the scene. He was not wearing a seatbelt, according to the FHP report, and the cause of the crash is being investigated. 


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