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Driver dies as Jeep hits tree, returns to U.S. 1 in Flagler County

Flagler County Crash 12-19-2020
Flagler County Crash 12-19-2020 (Copyright 2020 by WJXT News4Jax - All rights reserved.)

FLAGLER COUNTY, Fla. – A Jeep SUV headed north on U.S. 1 in Flagler County, north of Royal Palms Parkway early Saturday morning ran off the road into the median and collided with a tree.

The Jeep ended up back on the northbound lanes of U.S. 1, where it came to a final stop in an intersection.

The 61-year-old driver from Deland died in the single-vehicle crash at 12:32 a.m. Troopers said he was not wearing a seatbelt.

The crash remains under investigation.

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