Chiefland man dies in crash

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By The Staff

A 77-year-old Chiefland man died Thursday morning in a one vehicle crash on US Highway 19 about 500 feet south of Fanning Springs, according to a Florida Highway Patrol report.

            Paul Shobe was northbound in the inside lane of US 19 when his 2008 Chevrolet Silverado drifted northeast and went off the road onto the east shoulder and into the tree line on the east side of US 19.

            Levy County Emergency Medical Service personnel pronounced Shobe dead at the scene.

            Traffic homicide investigators from the FHP’s Gainesville District Office are looking into the cause of the accident.