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Lakeland Man Killed in Crash on Polk Parkway and Florida Ave Exit

LAKELAND, Fla. – A 54-year Lakeland man was killed Tuesday morning in a single-vehicle crash.

According to Florida Highway Patrol, the man was traveling eastbound the Polk Parkway, at the Florida Avenue exit ramp, when he suffered a medical emergency and lost control of his pickup truck.

Investigators say the truck entered the south shoulder of the roadway and collided with a palm tree. The man suffered fatal injuries at the scene of the crash.

The crash happened just after 8:00 AM Tuesday and Troopers say the man was wearing a seatbelt.

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