JSO: Man crashes car into tree, dies

Police say 52-year-old man lost control of vehicle while driving on Garden Street

Published On: Mar 28 2013 04:20:55 PM EDT
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -

Police say a 52-year-old man who crashed into a large tree during Saturday's powerful storm has died.

The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office said Nathaniel Gordon was traveling west in the 8200 block of Garden Street when he lost control of his vehicle.

Authorities said the vehicle left the roadway and crashed into a large tree. Police said there was a heavy downpour of rain at the time of the crash.

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Gordon was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead. According to JSO, Gordon was not wearing a seat belt.

Police said this is an ongoing investigation.