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Man dies in two-vehicle accident in Hamilton County

Fatal Accident
Posted at 5:49 PM, Sep 20, 2018
and last updated 2018-09-20 17:49:00-04

HAMILTON COUNTY, Fla. (WTXL) -  A 27-year-old Jacksonville man died in a two-vehicle accident in Hamilton County. 

Gabriel Corbett died from his injuries sustained in the accident. 

According to Florida Highway Patrol, the accident took place at about 8:10 a.m. Thursday on I-75. 

FHP stated Corbett, who was driving a flatbed truck carrying pallets, and a tractor-trailer were traveling northbound on I-75.  

FHP said the front of Corbett's truck hit the tractor-trailer. 

Corbett's truck came to a final stop in the right lane, while the tractor-trailer came to a final stop in the right paved northbound emergency lane, while the trailer stopped partially in the right northbound paved emergency lane and the northbound outside lane of I-75.  

The driver of the tractor-trailer was not injured in the accident. 

FHP states it is unknown if Corbett was wearing a seatbelt at the time of the accident.  

At this time, FHP states results are pending to see if alcohol played a factor. 

According to FHP, the crash dynamics are still under investigation.