Driver falls to death off bridge after crash on State Road 200 in Nassau County, FHP says

A crash resulted in a death Wednesday afternoon in Nassau County, FHP said. (WJXT)

FERNANDINA BEACH, Fla. – After a U-Haul truck crashed Wednesday afternoon on eastbound State Road 200 crossing the Intracoastal Waterway Bridge in Nassau County, the driver got out of the vehicle and fell to his death, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

FHP said the crash was reported about 12:10 p.m.

According to an FHP spokesperson, the driver had a medical episode. Troopers said the U-Haul went off the roadway and collided with a concrete barrier wall. The Highway Patrol said the driver, a 46-year-old Yulee man, then got out of the truck and fell over the concrete barrier wall and off the bridge. He died at the scene, troopers said.

No other vehicles were involved in the actual crash, FHP said.

FHP and Nassau County deputies are working the crash, which blocked all eastbound lanes of S.R. 200 at Wades Place.