Brooksville, FL - One Killed, One Hurt in Crash on CR 493
Brooksville, FL (March 13, 2023) - A man was killed, and a woman suffered serious injuries after a car accident in Brooksville on Saturday, March 11th. The accident took place just before 7:00 p.m. on County Road 493, also known as Sunshine Grove Road.
According to a report, a 63-year-old man from Weeki Wachee was driving a pickup truck north on CR 493, approaching the intersection with CR 476. The man tried to make a left turn when he arrived at the intersection. At the same time, a 16-year-old was driving a pickup truck eastbound on CR 476. As the man turned, he struck the woman's pickup truck, causing the truck to leave the road and crash into a traffic sign.
The man died at a local hospital following the accident. The woman suffered serious injuries and was also transported to a hospital. There is no word on her condition at this time. Neither victim has been identified.
An investigation is underway.
Serious and fatal car accidents are reported multiple times per day in Florida. In fact, about eight people lose their lives on our state's roadways every day. These numbers are indeed sobering and are a reminder of the dangers that are faced by motorists on our streets and highways.
Our thoughts and condolences go out to all who were affected by this deadly car accident in Brooksville.
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