News: Head-on collision in Citrus County kills both drivers


CITRUS COUNTY, FL – The Florida Highway Patrol said two men died when their vehicles collided head-on in Citrus County last week.

The Citrus County Chronicle reports the accident happened Feb. 21 on South Rock Crusher Road at about 6:55 p.m.  According to state troopers, the driver of a northbound Hyundai Santa Fe crossed over the center line just north of West Minuteman Street.  The vehicle crashed into a southbound Pontiac G6.

The driver of the Pontiac, a 63-year-old man from Crystal River, was pronounced dead at the scene.  The Hyundai driver, a 38-year-old Crystal River man, was pronounced dead after being taken to an area hospital.

The identities of the victims were not immediately released.

If you or a family member have been the victim of a car accident caused by another driver, you may be entitled to compensation for your injuries and losses. The Citrus County car accident lawyers at Whittle & Melton have the skill and experience to get you the full amount of the money you deserve. Reach out to schedule a free consultation with us by calling 866-608-5529 or visiting our website. 

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