ST. JOHNS COUNTY, Fla. – An Atlantic Beach man was killed in a single-vehicle crash in St. Johns County Saturday night, the Florida Highway Patrol said.
Troopers identified the victim as Daniel V. Siech, 23.
Just before 7:30 p.m., Siech was driving a Toyota Tacoma at a high rate of speed west on State Road 206 where the road curves to the right.
According to FHP, the driver failed to negotiate the curve and crossed over the center lines into the eastbound lane and onto the grassy shoulder.
The pickup truck then struck a large tree, causing the vehicle to rotate, strike another tree and turn onto its side.
Siech was pronounced dead at the scene, troopers said.