News: 2 dead after vehicles collide at U.S. 41 and County Road 581


HERNANDO COUNTY, FL – A car accident in Hernando County late Wednesday night left two people dead and four others injured. reports the Citrus County Chronicle.

The Florida Highway Patrol said two vehicles collided in the vicinity of U.S. 41 and County Road 581.  According to the FHP’s report, a man was driving a sedan north in the left lane of U.S. 41 and turned into the path of another vehicle at the intersection with C.R. 581, resulting in the crash.  The second vehicle overturned and both vehicles came to rest in the roadway.

The driver of the first vehicle, a 79-year-old Homosassa man, and a passenger in the second vehicle, a 68-year-old woman from Floral City, were pronounced dead at area hospitals.

Two passengers in the second car, a 39-year-old woman and a teenage male, were seriously injured.  The driver of that car, a 40-year-old male, suffered minor injuries.  All three occupants are from Floral City.

A 74-year-old Inverness woman who was a passenger in the sedan had minor injuries.

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