Driver Killed in Morning Crash Near Black Creek Bridge | Transportation

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Driver Killed in Morning Crash Near Black Creek Bridge
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CLAY COUNTY, Fla. -- A car being driven in an erratic way this morning crashed, killing the driver.

According to the Florida Highway Patrol, 28-year-old Willie James Christmas was northbound on U.S. Highway 17 and had just crossed over the Black Creek Bridge shortly before 8 a.m.

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Investigators believe he was driving erratically and left the road, hitting a culvert in a ditch and causing the vehicle to overturn.

Christmas was hospitalized and later pronounced dead.

The FHP said he was not wearing a seat belt, and his blood will be tested for alcohol.

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