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November 10, 2013

Rollover crash in Suwannee sends two to hospital

Live Oak — An early morning rollover crash in Suwannee County left two with minor injuries, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

Reports show that on Sunday, Nov. 10, at 5:35 a.m., a 2011 Chevrolet Cruze driven by Whitney Erin Dubose, 23, Live Oak, was traveling north on CR 417, just south of I-10, when the driver fell asleep, causing the vehicle to steer east off the roadway. The vehicle rotated in a clockwise direction and overturned, coming to final rest on the east shoulder of CR 417 facing east on its roof.

Both the driver and passenger, Brooke Alexandria Ross, 21, Jasper, sustained minor injuries in the crash and were transported to Shands Live Oak Regional Medical Center, reports state.

Dubose was cited for failing to maintain a single lane. The vehicle sustained $15,000 in damages. Both the driver and passenger were wearing seatbelts and alcohol was not a factor in the crash, according to FHP.

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