Semi-truck driver found dead after truck goes into water off I-75 in Alachua County

The Alachua County Sheriff's Office said the driver of a semi-truck that went into the water near mile marker 381 on Interstate 75 on Thursday night has died.

Deputies and firefighters responding to the scene searched for the driver, while other deputies watched the water for gators.

The driver was located and confirmed to be dead, ACSO said on its Facebook page. The cab of the truck was fully submerged.

The investigation of the will be turned over to the Florida Highway Patrol.

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