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Man dies after getting thrown out of carsh

Authorities still investigating
Fatal Crash
Posted at 9:40 PM, Jul 14, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-14 22:26:16-04

LEON COUNTY, Fla. (WTXL) - — One person is dead after crash in Leon County early Sunday morning.

State patrol said 71-year-old Patricia Hughes was driving on Highway 27 around one in the morning. At the same time, Michael Smith was going southbound. Troopers said Hughes swerved into his lane, side-swiping Smith. Authorities said the impact threw him out of the car, killing him.

Troopers are still trying to figure out if alcohol was a factor.