Marion County, FL (July 5, 2018) – In Marion County, a 28-year-old woman from Ocala lost her life and two others were injured in a serious accident that happened on Tuesday. At the time of the incident, the woman’s vehicle was struck by another vehicle that ran a traffic light. The Florida Highway Patrol investigated.
The victim was identified as Victoria Krause, who was killed after her vehicle was struck on the side by another vehicle. The other vehicle was driven by 55-year-old Annette McBride, who was at the intersection of State Road 40 and 326 in Marion County.
According to witnesses who were at the scene, McBride failed to stop at a red traffic light and struck the side of Krause’s vehicle. There was another passenger in the vehicle, identified as 28-year-old Shana Futch.
All three individuals who received injuries were taken to the Ocala Regional Medical Center. Krause was pronounced dead there. McBride suffered incapacitating injuries and Futch only had minor injuries.
Charges are still pending at this time.
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