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The Florida Highway Patrol responded to a crash last night at approximately 7:40 PM in Dixie County.

According to the FHP report, a pickup truck driven by a 58-year-old Steinhatchee man was traveling northbound on County Road 358 (SW 358th Hwy).

For reasons still under investigation, the pickup truck exited the west shoulder, over corrected, and then exited the east shoulder prior to colliding with a guardrail. The pickup truck then overturned while exiting the east shoulder. During the rollover events, the driver was ejected.

The driver was pronounced deceased on the scene by Dixie County EMS. This is an ongoing traffic homicide investigation.

The FHP did not release the name of the driver in the incident.

This is a breaking news story and may be updated if more details are known.

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