News: Driver, passenger killed when car slams into tree in Marion County


MARION COUNTY, FL –  State troopers said a car accident in Marion County on Tuesday night left two people dead.

A report by WKMG states the crash took place near Ocklawaha, in the area of County Road 464C and SE 99th Place.

The Florida Highway Patrol said a driver crossed over a double yellow line on County Road 464C, went onto the north shoulder, then veered across both travel lanes before going onto the south shoulder and crashing into a tree.

The driver and a passenger both were killed in the wreck.  The victims’ identities were not immediately released.  There was no word on whether the two were wearing seat belts.

If you were or a loved one were the victim of a car accident as the result of someone else’s negligence, do not hesitate to contact Whittel & Melton for legal assistance. Our skilled Marion County car accident lawyers will work with you throughout the legal process to help you obtain compensation for your accident-related expenses. Give us a call at 866-608-5529 or contact us online to setup a free consultation.

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