by: Chip Skambis Updated:
LAKE COUNTY, Fla. - An Astatula man is dead after his pick up truck went off a roadway and struck a tree early Saturday, the Florida Highway Patrol said.
The 26-year-old man, who troopers identified as Cody Johnson, was driving a 2008 Nissan pickup west on State Road 46 near the intersection with Colfax Avenue around 4:10 a.m. when he lost control of the truck, troopers said.
Troopers said Johnson ran off the road and hit an electric box before overturning.
The roof of the pickup struck a tree, according to the crash report.
The crash remains under investigation.
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