Ocala, FL (May 29, 2021) - A woman was killed and two others were injured in a two-vehicle crash that took place on Friday in Ocala. The accident occurred just after 12:00 p.m. on Southeast 36th Avenue and Southeast 31st Street.
Police say that a man and a woman were traveling westbound in a Kia Rondo when they came to the intersection. A man driving a Chevy Tahoe then approached the intersection from an opposite direction. For unknown reasons, the vehicles collided with each other in the intersection. The 71-year-old man and woman in the Rondo were taken to a local hospital where the woman succumbed to her injuries. The Chevy driver suffered minor injuries.
Investigators are still looking into the collision at this time. There is no word on whether any charges are expected to be filed and no further information has been released.
The loss of a loved one in a Florida car accident is shocking and devastating. Sadly, nearly 1,500 people lost their lives in crashes that occurred in our state in 2019. Each fatal car accident must be carefully investigated. In many cases, the victim is killed due to the actions of a negligent driver and was not at fault for the accident.
We wish to offer our thoughts and condolences to those affected by this tragic car accident in Ocala.
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