One person fatally injured after hitting tree in Windsor area

Press release from Alachua County Fire Rescue

This afternoon at approximately 1 p.m., Alachua County Fire Rescue and Windsor Fire Department responded to the report of a vehicle accident with entrapment on CR 234. Upon arrival, units found a single vehicle accident in which a pickup truck hit a tree with heavy front-end damage. One occupant was entrapped and confirmed deceased on scene. The Florida Highway Patrol is investigating the incident.  

Alachua County Fire Rescue reminds drivers to use care when driving on country roads. With the recent rains, roadway shoulders are very soft. With freezing conditions expected overnight, mixed with the recent rain, icy roads are a possibility overnight.