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Single vehicle Gainesville crash kills one

6:54 PM, Jun 23, 2013   |    comments
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GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- A single vehicle crash in the early morning hours of Sunday claimed the life of one Micanopy man. 

Matthew S. Brower, 25, lost his life after his Jeep Wrangler collided with a palm tree around 1:40 a.m., according to Florida Highway Patrol. 

The crash took place on US-441 in the area of SW 51st Avenue. 

According to FHP, Brower was traveling north on US-441 when, for reasons unknown, the vehicle drifted off the road and onto the grassy median strip. 

The vehicle continued north across the median without any evasive action until his vehicle collided head-on with a palm tree, according to FHP. 

Brower was discovered and pronounced deceased on the scene.

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