White Springs, FL – A crash taking place Monday night in Columbia County took the life of a Lake City man.
At around 10:30 p.m., the victim, 29-year old Derek Varnes, drove off the road and his vehicle overturned several times while he was traveling on driving northbound on US 41 near NW Cashmere Glen.
Varnes was ejected from the car, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.
He succumbed to his injuries at Shands Lake Shore Hospital at around 11:30 p.m.
Varnes was found not wearing a seatbelt, indicated FHP records.
The cause of the crash is still under investigation.