News: Elderly driver killed after driving off road near Alachua County line


LEVY COUNTY, FL – A driver was killed in a crash in Levy County near the Alachua County line Monday evening, WCJB reported.

The Florida Highway Patrol and county sheriff’s deputies responded to the scene on County Road 241 after the accident occurred at about 6 p.m.

State troopers said an 85-year-old man was driving a van south when he went off the roadway and onto a grass shoulder.  The vehicle then struck a fence and a tree.

The driver, whose name was not released, was pronounced dead at the scene.  He was wearing a seat belt at the time, the FHP said.

County Road 241 was shut down in both directions for the crash investigation.

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