Early morning crash in Marion County leaves one dead

A fatal car crash this morning in Walton County. (MGN Image)
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MARION COUNTY, Fla. (WCJB) -

A crash in Marion County has left one person dead.

Florida Highway Patrol say that the driver was travelling east on County Road 318 around 5:15am on Saturday, October 12th when, for reasons that are unknown at this time, they traveled off the roadway and into the north grassy shoulder.

The driver then collided head-on with a fence.

When Marion County Fire Rescue arrived, the driver was pronounced dead on scene.

The identity of the driver is unavailable and pending next of kin notification.