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1 dead in single-vehicle rollover crash in Martin County

Posted at 8:48 AM, May 06, 2017

MARTIN COUNTY, Fla. -- One person is dead in a rollover crash Saturday morning in Martin County.

The Martin County Sheriff's Office says the single-vehicle crash happened on the Martin Grade Scenic Highway.

At 6:01 a.m. a tractor trailer was traveling eastbound on County Road 714.

For unknown reasons, the truck veered off the roadway and overturned onto its side, sliding into a ditch.

The driver, 63-year-old William Keyes of Palmetto, Florida, died at the scene.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.