The Florida Highway Patrol reports a single car fatality on SR 71 south of Rocky Creek Road June 13, 2015 at 1 AM.
A 2014 Nissan Altima driven by Hector Gonzales Hernandez, 31, of Altha was traveling south when the vehicle left the road onto the west shoulder. The vehicle became airborne as it crossed the north driveway of 1907 SR 71 then struck a grass culvert and began to overturn before striking a tree prior to coming to a final rest.
Hector Gonzales Hernandez received fatal injuries. He was not wearing a seatbelt. No charges are pending.