Seminole County, FL (March 23, 2021) - A passenger died in a car accident that took place in Seminole County on Tuesday, March 23rd. The accident was reported around 4:50 p.m. on State Road 436.
According to the Florida Highway Patrol, a 59-year-old woman from Tampa was driving a 2012 Ford Focus westbound on SR 436. For unknown reasons, the driver crossed the centerline of the roadway and collided with a 2016 Kia Forte driven by a 19-year-old woman from Apopka. A 54-year-old man from Kissimmee who was a passenger in the Ford died at the scene. The drivers of both vehicles sustained minor injuries. No one involved in the collision has been identified.
No further information is available.
In 2019, there were approximately 3,000 fatal car accidents in Florida. This translates to about one deadly crash every three hours. There is nothing more devastating than to lose someone you love in a Florida car accident, especially if the crash was not their fault. Sadly, hundreds of innocent victims are killed on Florida's roadways each year as a result of negligent drivers.
Our condolences go out to those affected by this fatal car accident in Seminole County.
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