Truck driver spills logs over roadway in Suwannee County

Published: Tuesday, February 5, 2013 at 7:17 a.m.
Last Modified: Tuesday, February 5, 2013 at 7:17 a.m.

The driver of a truck hauling logs in Suwannee County Monday afternoon lost control and overturned, spewing the logs over the road, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

Driver Gustavo Hurtado, 30, of Miami, had minor injuries in the crash, which occurred at about 3:30 p.m. at County Road 249 and 16th Street, FHP reported in a press release.

Hurtado was northbound on CR 249 in a right curve when he crossed the centerline because of his speed and lost control, according to FHP. The truck overturned, spilling the logs, can came to rest on its left side.

Hurtado was charged with careless driving.

- Cindy Swirko

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