Fernandina Beach man dies in single-vehicle wreck

3:04 PM, Nov 17, 2012   |    comments
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FERNANDINA BEACH, Fla. -- A 50-year-old Fernandina Beach man is dead after a single-vehicle accident Saturday morning when his truck overturned on Barnwell Road.

Todd Hopkins was pronounced dead at the scene by a emergency responder.

He was driving a Chevrolet Silverado northbound on Barnwell Road at 2:39 a.m. when his vehicle drove off the roadway onto the grass shoulder, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

The Silverado corrected back to the left traveling across both lanes of traffic to the opposite shoulder, where it overturned multiple times and landed in a ditch.

Hopkins was not wearing his seat belt at the time of the crash, according to the accident report.

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