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Sanford man, 50, killed in wreck

Posted December 7, 2008 11:16 p.m. EST
Updated December 8, 2008 6:14 a.m. EST

— The state Highway Patrol investigated a fatal crash in Lee County just before 9 p.m. Sunday along the 2400 block of Rocky Fork Church Road.

Carl Douglas Jr., 50, of Sanford, was driving west when he drove off the right side of the road, over-steered, went off the left side of the road and struck a tree. His vehicle then burst into flames, authorities said.

He died at the scene, officials said.