Driver killed in single-vehicle crash in Putnam County

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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – A 44-year-old man has died after a crash on State Road 100 at South Pine Avenue in Putnam County.

The Florida Highway Patrol said Peter Malave was traveling east on State Road 100 when his Dodge Ram truck veered off the road. The truck continued into the grass shoulder, hitting a cable box and then a wooden power pole.

The vehicle flipped multiple times before stopping at the tree line near the roadway.

Malave was taken to Putnam Community Medical but died from his injuries.