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Car splits in half after slamming into tree in Polk County

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Posted at 3:29 PM, Apr 09, 2022
and last updated 2022-04-10 16:26:32-04

POLK COUNTY, Fla — A 47-year old Lakeland man has died after his Audi hit a tree splitting the vehicle in half according to Florida Highway Patrol.

The driver was traveling northbound on State Road 549 just north of South Lake Silver Drive early Saturday morning when the driver lost control of his car and hit a tree in the median, according to the FHP.

The driver died at the scene according to troopers.

The identity of the driver has not been released.