News: Citrus County man killed when car collides with golf cart


CITRUS COUNTY, FL – The Florida Highway Patrol said a car and a golf cart were involved in a fatal collision in Citrus County.

A report by WTVT states the accident took place Friday afternoon on West Fenway Drive near Lake Marie Terrace.

The FHP said a Nissan Rogue and a golf cart were both heading south, with the cart traveling in the bicycle lane.  The driver of the Nissan Rogue, a 48-year-old man, passed the golf cart and slowed down to make a turn onto North Lake Marie Terrace, investigators said.

At that point the bumper of the Nissan struck the golf cart, with the impact causing the cart to spin and hit a curb.  The driver of the cart, a 61-year-old Citrus County man, was ejected from his vehicle and died after being taken to an area hospital.  His identity was not immediately released.

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