HERNANDO COUNTY, Fla. -- A 61-year-old Spring Hill man died after he lost control of his car on Cortez Boulevard and collided with a tree on Tuesday night.

Florida Highway Patrol reported that Jack B. Weber failed to negotiate the curve west of Morningview Street in Weeki Wachee Hills just prior to the crash. Weber's Lexus began to spin when it hit the tree and caught fire.

Weber suffered fatal injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene. FHP said that alcohol was not a factor in the crash.