Branford man dies in crash in Suwannee County


Published: Sunday, August 18, 2013 at 5:01 p.m.
Last Modified: Sunday, August 18, 2013 at 5:01 p.m.

A 27-year-old Branford man was killed early Sunday morning when his SUV veered off the road and crashed into a tree, according to a report.

Michael Silas Hegenauer was headed north on State Road 247 at 12:05 a.m. when he tried to turn east onto 264th Street while traveling too fast, the Florida Highway Patrol reported.

He drove through the intersection and struck a tree with the left side of his 2006 Buick Rendezvous, the report stated.

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