Lake City man dies when vehicle strikes tree

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A 60-year-old Lake City man died when his sedan left NW Turner Avenue on Thursday afternoon and struck a tree.

According to a Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) release, the man was driving north on NW Turner Avenue near NW Parks Drive in Lake City at 1:31 p.m. when his vehicle left the roadway and struck a tree head-on.

Emergency responders pronounced the man dead on scene. He was reportedly not wearing a seatbelt.

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