News: Collision on State Road 45 leaves 1 driver dead, 1 injured


ALACHUA COUNTY, FL – A two-vehicle collision in Alachua County left one of the drivers dead and the other injured, reports the Main Street Daily News.

The wreck took place Friday night on State Road 45 at 7:38 p.m.  The Florida Highway Patrol said the driver of a southbound Ford SUV crashed into a Chevrolet pickup truck going north on the roadway.

The driver of the pickup, a 29-year-old woman from Newberry, died after being taken to UF Health ER.  The SUV driver, a 45-year-old Newberry woman, was seriously injured.

The FHP said the driver who died was not wearing a seat belt, while the driver who survived was wearing her seat belt.

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