FHP: Truck driver, 75, killed in Bryceville crash

Troopers identify driver as Michael Haworth

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BRYCEVILLE, Fla. – A 75-year-old Jacksonville man died Tuesday morning when the truck he was driving overturned in Bryceville, the Florida Highway Patrol said. 

The single-vehicle crash happened just before 6:30 a.m. at U.S. Highway 301 and Otis Road (County Road 119).

According to the Highway Patrol, the driver of the Mack truck was traveling west on Otis Road and failed to observe a posted stop sign at the U.S. 301 intersection. Troopers said the driver veered to the right, traveled onto the center grass median and eventually overturned onto its left side, sliding across the southbound lanes of U.S. 301.

The roof of the truck and the top of the trailer then collided with a guardrail, troopers said.

The driver, Michael Haworth, died at the scene, troopers said.  

According to the Highway Patrol report, it's unknown whether he was wearing a seat belt.