News: Driver killed when vehicle crashes, overturns in Citrus County


CITRUS COUNTY, FL – A driver was killed when his vehicle crashed in Citrus County early Saturday morning, the Florida Highway Patrol said.

According to WFTS, the victim was a 29-year-old man from Lecanto.  The FHP said he was driving east on State Road 44 when he lost control of the vehicle near West Homosassa Trail at about 2:20 a.m.

The vehicle went over the grass median, overturned across the westbound lanes of State Road 44 and then ended up on the north shoulder of the road.  The driver, whose name was not released, died of his injuries.

The cause of the wreck remains under investigation.

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