Starke man dies in traffic crash Thursday evening

Published: Friday, May 10, 2013 at 7:46 a.m.
Last Modified: Friday, May 10, 2013 at 7:46 a.m.

A Starke man died Thursday evening when he drove into a tree in Bradford County.

Herbert Adam Green Jr., 58, is dead, according to a Florida Highway Patrol media release.

The accident happened at 6:35 p.m. when Green was leaving a gas station parking lot on State Road 16 at Grand Street in a 2000 Chevrolet Camaro.

FHP reported that Green accelerated across the northbound and southbound lanes of Grand Street, drove into the front yard of a home and then into the westbound and eastbound lanes of SR 16.

Green struck a tree on the eastbound shoulder and was declared dead at Shands Hospital at Starke.

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