Deputies investigating single-vehicle fatal crash - FOX 13 News

Deputies investigating single-vehicle fatal crash

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FROSTPROOF (FOX 13) -

Investigators aretrying to figure out what caused a 56-year-old man to veer off the road Sundayevening, resulting in a fatal crash.

The Polk CountySheriff's Office said Billy Joe King was driving his Dodge Neon on U.S. Hwy. 27North in Frostproof when he lost control of the vehicle.

It happened as he wasapproaching the intersection of Gum Road. Investigators said King went off theroad to the right, sideswiped a tree and flipped the vehicle.

Though he was wearing aseatbelt, King died at the scene.

There were trafficdelays in the area.

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