Marion County, FL (May 26, 2019) - One person died and another was seriously hurt in a crash that took place on Saturday, May 25th. The accident occurred around 7:00 p.m. on NE 203rd Avenue and Nation Forest 75-1.
According to reports from the Florida Highway Patrol, a vehicle was traveling southbound on NE 203rd when, for unknown reasons, it veered off the roadway. Once the vehicle left the road, it rolled over, ejecting both occupants. The driver, identified as 29-year-old Stephen Sevick, died at the scene. Sevick's passenger, 34-year-old Kevin Libby, suffered serious injuries and was taken to a local hospital for treatment. There is no further update on Libby's condition at this time.
The accident remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with the deceased driver's family, and we hope that the passenger in this tragic Marion County crash is able to recover from his injuries. A fatal car accident takes place about every three hours in Florida. The risk of being involved in a serious or fatal accident in Florida is unfortunately quite high. Both drivers and passengers alike are equally affected by injury accidents in our state.
The Florida personal injury attorneys at Rubenstein Law are here for you when you have suffered injuries due to the negligence of a third party. We will stand up for your legal rights and will fight to ensure that you receive the compensation you deserve following a serious crash. We are available 24/7 and offer free consultations to all potential clients. To speak with us, please give us a call at any time, at 1-800 FL-Legal.
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