Beverly Hills man dies in single-vehicle crash

Florida Highway Patrol officers investigate the scene of a fatal vehicle crash Friday afternoon on County Road 491 near West Grover Cleveland Boulevard in Lecanto. According to FHP's report, the pictured 2009 Jeep Patriot was southbound at around noon on C.R. 491 and entered the intersection with Grover Cleveland Boulevard under a red light. Its driver, a Branden Thomas Evans, 41, of Beverly Hills, swerved to avoid oncoming traffic, went off-road and struck a tree. FHP's report states Evans, who wasn't wearing a seatbelt, died at the scene. Alcohol test results are pending.