Breaking News Overnight: Two-car crash in Columbia County kills Lake City man

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The Florida Highway Patrol responded to a two car crash this morning at approximately 3AM in Lake City. 

On  US Highway 41, south of NW Guerdon Street,  a tractor truck, driven by a 35-year-old Callahan man, was southbound on US Highway 41. A second vehicle, a sedan driven by a 29-year-old Lake City man, was also traveling southbound on US Highway 41 and approaching the tractor from behind.

For reasons unknown the sedan of V01 failed to observe the tractor ahead, and crashed into the rear of the tractor.

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The sedan overturned after the collision and the driver was ejected from the vehicle and sustained fatal injuries from the crash. He was transported to Lake City Medical Center and was pronounced deceased upon arrival.

The crash is under investigation.

The FHP did not release the names of the drivers in the incident.

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