Ocala, FL - Man Dead in Car Accident on SR 121
Ocala, FL (March 12, 2023) - Two cars were involved in a deadly crash that took place in Ocala on Saturday night. The accident happened just before 8:00 p.m. on State Road 121 near the intersection with NE 184th Court.
According to a report from the Florida Highway Patrol, a pickup truck was traveling westbound on SR 121 when it tried to pass multiple vehicles in a no-passing zone. As the truck crossed into the eastbound lanes, it collided head-on with an approaching sedan. Both cars veered off the road and overturned. The driver of the sedan, a 25-year-old man from Morriston, died at the accident scene. The driver of the truck, a 55-year-old Gainesville man, was rushed to UF Health Shands with critical injuries. There were no other individuals involved in the accident.
The identities of the motorists have not been released at this time. An investigation is underway.
A car accident is reported in Florida about once every 90 seconds. Many victims of these crashes were innocent motorists who were simply minding their own business at the time the accident took place. The loss of a loved one in a Florida car accident is one of the most devastating events for a family to have to endure.
Our condolences are with those affected by this fatal Ocala car accident.
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