News: Driver killed, passenger injured in SUV crash on I-75 in Pasco County


PASCO COUNTY, FL – An elderly driver was killed in a sport utility vehicle accident in Pasco County Sunday, the Florida Highway Patrol said.

A report by WFLA stated that the crash happened on Interstate 75 near mile marker 279.  According to the FHP, a 75-year-old Leesburg man was driving an SUV north on the interstate at about 4:50 p.m. when the vehicle went off the roadway, crashed through a fence and struck a tree.

The driver was pronounced dead at the scene while his passenger, a 73-year-old Leesburg man, was seriously injured.

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