A Jackson County man is dead following a single-vehicle crash on River Road.

The Florida Highway Patrol reports that the incident took place Friday, Oct. 11, at approximately 4:30 p.m.

Robert Gene Whitehead, 46, of Grand Ridge, was driving a 1992 Nissan Sentra, southbound on C.R. 271 (River Road).

Somewhere near Butler Road, the car ran off the road, to the right.

Whitehead’s vehicle collided with a utility pole in front of the property at 2201 River Road and came to rest. His body was transported to the medical examiner’s office.

FHP’s report indicates that no passengers were onboard and the driver’s seat belt was not in use at the time of the wreck. An investigation is pending.