• Log truck driver dies in crash near Shave Bridge in Nassau County

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    The driver of a log truck died after overturning in a median in Nassau County, according Florida Highway Patrol.

    The incident happened around 6:25 a.m. Tuesday at State Road 200 at Piney Island Drive near the Shave Bridge.

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    According to troopers, the log truck driver, identified as John Glendel Milton, 66, of Folkston, Georgia, was traveling eastbound in the left lane of State Road 200 and ran off the roadway into a grassy median and overturned. 

    FHP said after the truck overturned and spilled its load, another vehicle was struck by the logs and also overturned in the median.

    The 21-year-old driver of the second vehicle has minor injuries, authorities said.

    Traffic in the area is experiencing serious delays. 

    Some viewers tell Action News Jax they have sat in traffic for at least an hour. 

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    FHP is investigating why the log truck driver lost control.

     

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