Fort White man dies in High Springs crash

US 441 and NW 239th Street High Springs
A Fort White man died on Tuesday when he crossed from NW 239th Street into the path of an SUV on US 441. (Google Maps)
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A 71-year-old Fort White man died on Tuesday when he was ejected from his pickup in a High Springs collision.

According to a Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) release, the man drove onto US 441 from NW 239th Street at 6:20 p.m. when he crossed into the path of an SUV being driven by a 59-year-old High Springs woman.

The pickup driver was not wearing a seatbelt and he was ejected after the SUV hit the front left side of his vehicle.

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High Springs Fire Rescue responders pronounced the pickup driver dead on scene. The SUV driver was not injured.  

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