Micanopy man dies in crash on U.S. 441
Published: Sunday, June 23, 2013 at 6:47 p.m.
Last Modified: Sunday, June 23, 2013 at 6:47 p.m.
An early morning, single-vehicle crash on U.S. 441 in the area of SW 51st Avenue, one mile south of Gainesville claimed the life of a Micanopy man.
According to Florida Highway Patrol investigators, 25-year-old Matthew Shane Brower was traveling north on U.S. 441 alone in a 2005 Jeep Wrangler at around 1:42 a.m. Sunday when the vehicle veered off the road and onto the grassy median strip.
Brower's vehicle continued across the grassy median and crashed into a palm tree. He was pronounced dead at the scene, the report said.