Marion County, FL (September 28, 2019) - A crash on County Road 42 left one person dead and another injured on Friday, September 27th. The crash took place in the westbound lanes of the roadway.
According to the Florida Highway Patrol, 31-year-old Abigail Ortega Morales was traveling westbound when he attempted to make a lane change. Morales failed to make the change properly and struck the rear of a second vehicle. Morales then continued driving before striking a second vehicle. Following the second collision, his car veered off the roadway and hit a tree. He was pronounced dead at the crash scene. A passenger in the second vehicle also received injuries and was taken to a local hospital. No one else was hurt.
There are no further details available.
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