Man dies in single-vehicle Gainesville accident

NW 5th Avenue and NW 3rd Street, Gainesville
A 24-year-old man died in a single-vehicle when he ran a stop sign at NW 5th Avenue and NW 3rd Street in Gainesville on Monday night. (Google Maps)
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A 24-year-old man was killed in a single-vehicle accident on NW 5th Avenue on Monday night.

According to a Gainesville Police Department (GPD) social media post, the man was driving eastbound on NW 5th Avenue and ran the stop sign at the NW 3rd Street intersection around 9:13 p.m.

The vehicle hit a parked car in the yard of 501 NW 3rd Street before striking a large tree in the front yard of 429 NW 3rd Street. It then traveled east, crashed through a fence along the north side before hitting a second tree and flipping onto its roof.

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