Lake County, FL (October 26, 2020) - A 48-year-old man was killed in a crash that took place in Lake County on Sunday. The crash happened along County Road 437 near the intersection with Oak Tree Drive.
According to police, a car was traveling southbound on CR 437. For unknown reasons, the car left its lanes of travel and veered into the opposite lane before colliding with a car traveling northbound. The driver of the northbound vehicle was pronounced dead at the crash scene. Authorities have not identified the victim at this time. There is no word on whether the other driver sustained injuries as a result of the crash.
The accident remains under investigation at this time and there is no word on whether any charges are expected to be filed. No further details are available.
Florida is one of the most dangerous states in the nation when it comes to vehicle safety. Last year, there were approximately 400,000 traffic crashes reported in our state and more than 250,000 injury accidents. A Florida car accident can be a devastating and life-changing event. This is especially true if your friend or loved one has been killed in an accident involving a negligent driver.
Our condolences are with the family of the deceased victims following this car accident in Lake County.
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