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Polk man dies in single-car Dover crash


Published:   |   Updated: February 27, 2014 at 09:03 AM

A Lake Wales man died this morning when he lost control of his car and crashed into a tree in Dover.

According to the Florida Highway Patrol, 24-year-old Shawn Michael Montgomery was driving a 2012 Dodge Avenger westbound on State Road 60 near Marge Owens Road, in the inside lane, around 4 a.m. when he lost control.

The car traveled off the roadway and into the median before crashing into the tree, the FHP said.

Montgomery died at the scene, the FHP said.

Investigators are determining whether alcohol was a factor in the crash, the FHP said.

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