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Driver dies after SUV crashes into tree in Springfield

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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – One person died after an SUV crashed into a tree Thursday evening in Springfield, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office.

The crash happened near the intersection of 5th and Broad streets at about 6:50 p.m. According to Sgt. Wood, the driver was transported to a hospital by the Jacksonville Fire and Rescue Department and later died.

It's unclear what caused the crash. The driver was not identified.

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