22 year old killed in early morning rollover crash

WINTER HAVEN, Fla. - Polk County deputies are working to clear the scene of an early morning rollover that happened on CR-542 West near Jimmy Lee Road in Winter Haven.

The crash happened around 5 a.m. Saturday.

Joshua Mims, 21, was driving along CR-542 in his 1998 Chevy Silverado when it ran off the road. Mims overcorrected the truck causing it to hit a culvert and a power pole before it flipped onto it's roof.

A witness nearby heard a loud noise and alerted Polk County dispatch to the possible accident.

Rescue crews attempted to free Mims' body from the truck, but where unable to reach him in time.

The roadway is still shutdown.

 

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