Driver dies after car collides with tree
FHP: Passenger had minor injuries after the crash
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – A man died after his car left San Jose Boulevard at the entrance ramp to Interstate 295 and struck a tree about midnight Saturday, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.
Troopers say 26-year-old Philmore Dillon Jr. was driving north on San Jose when the Honda Civic left the road. Dillon was taken to UF Health Jacksonville, where he was pronounced dead.
A passenger in the car, 23-year-old Timothy Nou, was taken to Baptist South with minor injuries.
Troopers say both were wearing seat belts, but the circumstance of the accident remain under investigation.
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