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Driver killed in Nocatee Parkway crash

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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – A driver was killed in a single-vehicle crash on Nocatee Parkway in southern Duval County on Friday afternoon.

St. Johns County rescuers were called to the crash on the overpass above Valley Ridge Parkway just after 3 p.m.

Rescuers said the vehicle was overturned and had been ripped in two. They said the driver, who was the only occupant, had been thrown from the vehicle.

The driver, whose identity was not immediately released, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The Florida Highway Patrol and the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office were investigating.