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Valdosta man dies in Florida crash

By Jade Bulecza - bio | email

SUWANNEE COUNTY, FL (WALB) –A Valdosta man died in a crash with a tractor trailer in Florida.

Mark Powers was traveling north on County Road 249 in a pick up truck Wednesday afternoon in Suwannee County. He crossed into the southbound lane and hit a tractor trailer driven by Davis Gardner of Live Oak, Florida.

Powers was thrown out of the truck. The semi jackknifed and the trailer flipped into a ditch.

Gardner remains in critical condition.Powers was taken to Shands in Gainesville where he died around 8:40 that night. He was not wearing a seatbelt.

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