Marion County, FL (October 31, 2020) - Two people were killed and a third suffered injuries in a crash that took place on Friday in northwest Marion County. The crash was reported around 8:00 p.m. on Northwest 100th Street near the intersection with Northwest 49th Avenue.
According to a report, the driver was traveling at a high rate of speed when the car crested a hill, traveled into the opposite lane, and veered off the roadway. The crash struck a mailbox, before hitting a sign and a tree. The vehicle then rolled over before coming to rest on its right side. A minor passenger died in the crash while a second minor was taken to Florida Health Shands in unknown condition. The victims have not been identified at this time and an investigation into the crash remains ongoing.
No additional information is available.
In 2019, more than 3,000 people lost their lives in Florida car accidents. Fatal crashes are reported about once every three hours in our state. Sadly, a life-changing accident can take place in a matter of seconds due to the actions of negligent drivers.
We wish to extend our condolences to the families who were affected by this fatal accident in Marion County.
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