St. Augustine man dies in crash on I-295

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - A 45-year-old St. Augustine man died Tuesday afternoon. after a single-vehicle wreck on Interstate 295 at Baymeadows Road exit.

According to the Florida Highway Patrol, Robert Reynolds was southbound on I-295 about 4:40 p.m. when he left the highway, went down the grass embankment, crossed the exit ramp and came to a stop in a water-filled ditch.

Reynolds was transported to Baptist South, where he was pronounced deceased.

Troopers were still trying to determine why Reynolds left the highway. According to the FHP report, he was wearing a seat belt and alcohol was not a factor in the crash.

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