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Vehicle overturns into canal, driver dies in St. Lucie County

Posted at 11:06 AM, Nov 04, 2018
and last updated 2018-11-04 19:03:54-05

ST. LUCIE COUNTY, Fla. -- An Okeechobee man died when his vehicle overturned into a canal in St. Lucie County on Saturday.

Florida Highway Patrol says Charles Hardison was driving a 2001 Toyota Tundra southbound at 7:20 p.m. on a gravel access road that runs parallel to the west of Brocksmith Road in St. Lucie County.

FHP says Hardison lost control of the vehicle and it traveled down a dirt and grass embankment and overturned into a canal.

Hardison was pronounced dead at the scene.