Gainesville, FL – A crash taking place in the early morning of Frida on State Road 26, leaves a 47-year old man dead.
The man, who has not been identified yet, was driving a 2006 Ford F-250 traveling east when he onto the grassy shoulder, off the paved part of the road.
The truck went over a wired fence after striking a utility pole.
The passenger of the Truck, 31-year old Loran Wilson suffered minor injuries and was taken to UF Health Shands, while the driver was killed at the scene.
The driver was not wearing a seat belt but Wilson was.