Hawthorne man dies in rural crash

Holden Park Road in east Alachua County
Holden Park Road in east Alachua County.
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A Hawthorne man died Friday in a single-vehicle crash in east Alachua County.

According to Florida Highway Patrol (FHP), the accident occurred at 1 p.m. Friday in the 3900 block of Holden Park Road, which is southeast of Hawthorne.

FHP reported that a 39-year-old man was driving south in a 1999 Chevrolet Silverado when the vehicle went onto the east shoulder. The driver lost control and the truck overturned, ejecting the man.

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He was pronounced deceased at UF Health Shands in Gainesville.

FHP is still investigating the cause of the crash.

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