News: Driver dies after crash between 2 pickup trucks in Citrus County


CITRUS COUNTY, FL – The Florida Highway Patrol said two pickup trucks were involved in a fatal collision Saturday afternoon in Citrus County.

According to a WFLA report, the driver of a Dodge Ram was going east on County Road 480 when he crossed over the center line near South Meredith Avenue at about 1:45 p.m.  The Dodge collided with a westbound Toyota Tundra nearly head-on, with both vehicles ending up in the westbound lane and the shoulder.

The Toyota driver, a 56-year-old man from Weeki Wachee, died at the scene.   The Dodge was driven by a 20-year-old Weeki Wachee man, who had two men as passengers, ages 27 and 19.  There was no word on whether any of the occupants of the Dodge were injured.

If you or a family member have been the victim of a car accident caused by another driver, you may be entitled to compensation for your injuries and losses. The Citrus County car accident lawyers at Whittle & Melton have the skill and experience to get you the full amount of the money you deserve. Reach out to schedule a free consultation with us by calling 866-608-5529 or visiting our website. 

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