HUDSON – A single-vehicle accident Tuesday resulted in the death of an 81-year-old Hudson man, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

FHP trooper reports state that the man was driving a sedan southbound in the outside lane of U.S. Highway 19, south of Briar Oaks Drive, at approximately 11:37 a.m., Jan 12. For an unknown reason, the vehicle crossed the center of the roadway, traveling southbound in the northbound lanes of U.S. 19. The vehicle continued onto the eastern shoulder of U.S. 19 and then collided with a tree.

The man was transported to an area hospital and later died from his injuries.