1 killed, 3 hurt in tire blowout crash on I-95

Published On: Oct 27 2012 01:25:58 PM EDT
Updated On: Oct 27 2012 03:59:32 PM EDT
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ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. -

The Florida Highway Patrol says 22-year-old Joshua Lee Green of Middleburg was killed after the pickup truck he was riding in blew a tire on Interstate 95 in St. Johns County.

Green was riding in the truck bed, and was ejected into the tree line.  The driver, 22-year-old Eric Hofler, of Jacksonville, was in serious condition.

The driver, Eric Hofler, and two other passengers -- Garrett W. Thomas, 23, and 20-year-old Amanda Lee Gross -- were also hurt in the crash. 

The FHP says it is undetermined if alcohol was a factor in the crash and troopers continue to investigate the accident.

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