Man charged with drunk driving in golf cart crash in The Villages


SUMTER COUNTY, FL – The Florida Highway Patrol said a man was arrested for a golf cart accident in Sumter County on July 4th, according to the Villages News.

The crash happened in the area of Pinellas Place and Buena Vista Boulevard at about 9 p.m.  The FHP said 63-year-old Marc James D’eon of the Village of St. John’s was driving a Yamaha golf court when he crashed into some hedges.  A passenger in the cart was injured and taken to UF Health-Leesburg Hospital.

Following field sobriety exercises and a blood alcohol test, D’eon was arrested on a charge of driving under the influence. He was booked at the Sumter County Detention Center and released after posting $1,000 bond.

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