FHP: Man dies when pickup leaves roadway, hits trees in Putnam County


PUTNAM COUNTY, Fla. – A 33-year-old man died in a single-vehicle crash Tuesday evening in Putnam County, the Florida Highway Patrol said.

Troopers were called to the crash shortly after 6 p.m. to Country Road 315 near Kenwood Boat Ramp.

Troopers said Brandon Joe Willis was driving northbound on CR-315, just 0.2 miles south of Kenwood Boat Ramp when his pickup truck suddenly left the roadway.

Willis' truck crossed over all lanes of CR-315, striking multiple trees on the southbound shoulder before coming to rest, troopers said.

Highway Patrol said Willis was pronounced dead at the scene.