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1 dead, 1 injured after car ends up in river

Man dies in crash

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PUTNAM COUNTY, Fla. – Police are investigating a deadly crash in Putnam County early Sunday morning. 

At approximately 3:30 a.m. officials in Palatka were called to Browns Landing Road due to a car in the river. 

The driver 38-year-old Traci Clark was able to make it out of the 2002 Saturn Vue alive, 35-year-old Bryan Atchison died in the accident. 

Clark, was traveling southbound on Browns Landing Road.

For unknown reasons, the Clark failed to stop at the boat ramp and traveled into the water and became completely submerged.

Atchison was not wearing a seat belt.