News: Driver killed in crash after leaving Sumter County gas station


SUMTER COUNTY, FL – A car accident at an intersection in Sumter County Tuesday morning claimed the life of a driver, reports the Villages-News.

The Florida Highway Patrol issued a report on the crash that happened in the area of County Road 476 and County Road 647 just east of Nobleton. According to the FHP, a woman driving a sedan was leaving the parking lot of a Circle K/Shell gas station at about 8:10 a.m. when she entered the path of a pickup truck approaching the exit of the gas station.  The front of the pickup then collided with the car, which overturned as a result of the collision.

The sedan driver, a 38-year-old resident of Bushnell, was taken to an area hospital where she died of her injuries.

The driver of the pickup, a 61-year-old man, and his passenger, a 24-year-old man, were not injured in the crash.  Both are St. Petersburg residents.

If you have been injured in a motor vehicle accident in Sumter County and are wondering where to turn, contact the Sumter County car accident lawyers  at Whittel & Melton to find out how we can help.  We can effectively evaluate the circumstances of your case and help you determine your options for seeking financial compensation for your injuries. To schedule a free initial consultation where we can review your case in detail, you can reach out to us online or by phone at 866-608-5529.

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