The driver lost control of the car for unknown reasons


Sumpter County, Florida -- A man has died after losing control of his car and colliding with a tree.

Friday evening, just after 9 p.m., James Traskal was driving north on County Road 229 when, for unknown reasons, he lost control of the car, crossed over to the southbound lanes and collided with a tree and partially obstructed the southbound lanes.

Traskal sustained fatal injuries and expired at the scene of the crash.

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