Suwannee County man, 27, dies in accident


Published: Saturday, May 25, 2013 at 5:57 p.m.
Last Modified: Saturday, May 25, 2013 at 5:57 p.m.

A Suwannee County man was killed early Saturday morning when he drove off a dirt road and struck two trees, reported the Florida Highway Patrol.

Dead is Nicholas Lee Prescott, 27, FHP stated in a press release.

The accident happened about 3:30 a.m. on 29th Road one mile south of U.S. 90 in Suwannee County.

Prescott was driving a 1991 Mitsubishi pickup truck southbound on 29th Road when he drove onto the grass shoulder and hit two trees and the embankment of a ditch, FHP reported.

Prescott was not wearing a seatbelt and died at the scene, FHP said, adding that alcohol and excessive speed may be contributing factors in the crash.

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