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February 12, 2014

Single-vehicle crash Tuesday claims life of Live Oak man

Live Oak —

A single-vehicle crash on Tuesday afternoon in Suwannee County has claimed the life of a Live Oak man, the Florida Highway Patrol reported.

According to FHP, Don Wilson Jones, 68, Live Oak, was driving his white, 2003 Ford F-150 pickup truck westbound on CR 249 in the area of 145th Road, eight miles north of Live Oak, around 3 p.m. FHP reported that, for unknown reasons, Jones allowed his vehicle to veer or drift off the roadway onto the right, northernmost grassy shoulder while attempting to negotiate a left curvature in the roadway, basically straightening out the curve. 

“Evidence indicates that Jones’ vehicle then traveled about 189 feet down the shoulder, without any type of evasive input from Jones,” the report states. “His vehicle then collided into a large tree with its front, causing extensive frontal crush damage to the vehicle.”

Jones was pronounced deceased at the scene of this collision by responding Suwannee County EMS personnel.

FHP reports Jones was wearing a seat belt.

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