FHP investigating fatal accident in Lake County

- A man was killed early Sunday morning after the SUV he was driving crashed into a tree.

The man has been identified as 36-year-old Roberto Jaime Zapata, of Bushnell.

Emergency crews responded to Tuscanooga Road about a half mile west of Painted Horse Lane around 4:45.

The Florida Highway Patrol says Zapata was driving west and for an unknown reason left the roadway into the south shoulder and struck a tree.

The crash remains under investigation.

Investigators say he was not wearing a seat belt.

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