MARTIN COUNTY, Fla. -- A 68-year-old Lake Placid, Florida man died in a crash in Martin County on Friday morning.
Florida Highway Patrols says Nathaniel Hawthorne Jr. was the passenger in a tractor trailer that was traveling west on SW Martin Highway (SR 714) east of SW Warfield Boulevard (SR 710) at 10:42 a.m.
The truck left the roadway while negotiating a left curve and overturned.
Hawthorne died at the scene. The cause of the crash remains under investigation.