CLEWISTON, FL. -- Todd W. Buchanan, 52 of Clewiston, FL was southbound on Pioneer Plantation's 21st Street in central Hendry county, negotiating a curve to the right Sunday morning about 12:10 a.m..
His 1998 Chevrolet Siverado truck traveled off the roadway to the left grass shoulder. Buchanan over steered and lost control of the truck which continued traveling southbound in the grass shoulder while rotating clockwise.
The truck continued sliding southbound sideways with the tires digging into the dirt, causing it to overturn onto its left side. Buchanan was partially ejected from the vehicle and was pinned under the truck at final rest. He was was pronounced deceased at the scene.
The FHP says he was not wearing a seat belt and alcohol use as a factor is pending.