A family was left mourning on Christmas when Samuel Williams, 30, of Trenton, died in a one-vehicle crash at 9 p.m. on Dec. 25 on U.S. Highway 129 and County Road 345, according to a Florida Highway Patrol report.
Williams was driving a 2010 Chevy Malibu south on US 129 when it failed to negotiate the curve at the intersection with CR 345. The car went onto the east shoulder and struck a tree.
The driver was transported to Shands Hospital at the University of Florida where he was pronounced deceased according to the report by FHP Cpl. T. Dillon.