Ocala, FL (October 31, 2019) – Two people were killed and another was seriously injured when a plane crashed into an SUV in Ocala on Thursday, October 31st. The crash was reported around 11:45 a.m. near the intersection of Southwest College Road and State Road 200.
Police report that two people aboard the plane died in the crash. An elderly man in the SUV was rushed to the hospital with serious injuries as a trauma alert. No further update on his condition was available. The crash caused both the northbound and southbound lanes of SR 200 to be shut down for several hours while crews worked on the scene. None of the victims have been identified at this time.
The Florida Highway Patrol is investigating the incident.
We are saddened to hear of this tragic crash in Ocala. Fatal crashes take place in Florida multiple times per day, or about once every three hours.
We most often think of fatal crashes involving cars or other vehicles. However, a variety of different types of fatal crashes can take place. Accidents involving airplanes can be extremely complex and complicated when it comes to determining how the crash occurred and who was at fault. Many different agencies will likely investigate the crash and determine what caused it to happen.
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