Truck driver dies in wreck near Duette

MANATEE -- A 49-year-old Ruskin man died in a single-vehicle accident this morning in Duette, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

Adolfo J. Ramirezi was driving his semi-trailer truck north on Duette Road when he failed to negotiate a leftward curve in the roadway. He traveled off the roadway and overturned, according to a news release.

The accident happened at 6:27 a.m. about a mile north of McLeod Road, according to FHP.