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JSO: One dead after traffic crash in Arlington near Roses Discount Store

Police say the driver of a truck left the roadway for an unknown reason and the driver was partially ejected.

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — One person is dead following a traffic crash in the Arlington area Wednesday afternoon, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office.

Police say the incident happened on Rogero Road at Crestline Drive around 2:40 p.m., which is near Rose's Discount Store.

Police say the driver of a truck left the roadway for an unknown reason, struck a dumpster, hit a pole and turned over. JSO says the driver was partially ejected. 

Police say the driver was rushed to a nearby hospital where he was later pronounced dead by The Jacksonville Fire and Rescue Department.

That driver has not been identified.

Police are investigating speed or possibly a medical emergency as a cause of the crash, however, nothing is confirmed at this time.

JSO says this incident marks the 117th traffic fatality this year. Shortly after this incident, the 118th fatality was confirmed in an unrelated crash.

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