HERNANDO COUNTY, FL – A single-vehicle accident in Hernando County early Tuesday morning left a driver dead, according to state troopers.
The Suncoast News reports the crash occurred on U.S. 41 near Southern Hills Boulevard at about 2:30 a.m.
The Florida Highway Patrol said a woman lost control of a sedan while driving south on U.S. 41 and crossed the center median. Her vehicle entered the opposite shoulder, hit a ditch and then crashed into a tree.
The driver, a 38-year-old woman from Hudson, died later after being taken to a local hospital. Her identity was not immediately released.
If you or a loved one suffered injuries or even wrongful death in a car accident due to another driver’s mistakes or negligent driving behavior, the state of Florida has laws that may make certain types of damages legally available to you and your family. The Hernando County Car Accident Lawyers at Whittel & Melton can evaluate your case and fight to obtain the money you deserve after an unfortunate crash. To schedule a free initial consultation, contact us online or by phone at 866-608-5529.