Published: Jun 17, 2014 3:22 PM EDT

BROOKSVILLE, Fla. (AP) - A Brooksville man died when a tree branch fell onto his truck, causing him to lose control of the vehicle and crash.
    
The Florida Highway Patrol says 59-year-old Billy Mullins was driving his truck near U.S. 41 Monday evening when the branch broke off and fell.
    
Mullins' 1989 Dodge Ram truck crashed into a tree on the east side of the road.
    
Troopers say he died at the scene.

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