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Driver killed in Putnam County after hitting utility pole

3:44 PM, Nov 21, 2013   |    comments
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PUTNAM COUNTY, Fla. -- An man was killed overnight after his truck hit a utility pole, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

FHP said 40-year-old Jason Duane Shelton was driving Southbound on State Road 21 north of Perry Road around 12:05 a.m. when for some unknown reason, Shelton lost control of the GMC Sierra.

The truck turned counter-clockwise and ended up across the Northbound Lane of SR 21 on the grassy shoulder.

The right side of the truck crashed into a wooden utility pole.

The impact of the collision caused fatal injuries. Shelton was pronounced dead at the scene by Putnam County Fire Rescue.

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