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FHP: 16-year-old driver killed in crash in Suwannee County

Fatal Crash
Posted at 12:10 PM, Jun 24, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-24 12:10:49-04

SUWANNEE COUNTY, Fla. (WTXL) — Troopers say a 16-year-old driver has died after an early morning crash in Suwannee County.

According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the crash happened on State Road 51 and 165th Road around 5 a.m. in Suwannee County.

FHP says a 16-year-old boy was traveling on State Road 51 when he negotiated a slight left curve.

After turning the vehicle traveled onto the east unpaved shoulder and began overturning multiple times.

Troopers say the 16-year-old was ejected from the vehicle and was pronounced deceased at the scene.