News: Collision on US-301 near Hawthorne leaves 1 dead

HAWTHORNE, FL – A woman was killed in a head-on collision in Alachua County on Saturday morning.

According to Ocala News, the 27-year-old man driving a 2009 Chevrolet SUV was heading south on US-301 when he lost control for unknown reasons. The SUV crossed the median and entered the oncoming lanes, where it slammed into a 1996 Ford pickup truck.

A 24-year-old passenger of the SUV was taken to UF Health Shands Hospital, where she succumbed to her injuries a few hours later. The driver was taken to the same hospital with serious, potentially life-threatening injuries.

It is unclear if any occupants of the Ford were injured in the crash. Our team will continue to monitor this developing story and provide any further updates as they are made publicly available.

If you suffered the loss of a loved one due to a collision caused by another driver in the Hawthorne area, you may be entitled to significant compensation. The experienced Alachua County wrongful death attorneys at Whittel & Melton, LLC today to schedule a free consultation. We can be reached online or by phone at 866-608-5529

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