News: Ocala woman, 55, killed when SUV slams into sign, fence and tree


MARION COUNTY, FL – The Florida Highway Patrol and Marion County Fire Rescue responded to the scene a fatal single-vehicle accident on County Road 328 Thursday morning.

According to the Ocala StarBanner, a woman was driving an older model Chevy Blazer westbound shortly before 10:12 a.m. when the vehicle veered off the roadway near West State Road 40.  The Blazer crashed into a speed sign, a fence, and a tree.

The driver, a 55-year-old woman, was extricated from the SUV by rescue crews.  She was pronounced dead after being taken to HCA Florida Ocala Hospital.

Investigators with the FHP are trying to determine the cause of the crash.

If you or a family member have been harmed in an auto accident, do not hesitate to call the Law Offices of Whittel & Melton, LLC for a free consultation. Our experienced Marion County car accident lawyers can effectively evaluate your case and direct you towards the best course of action for your individual needs.  Give us a call at 866-608-5529 or contact us online to learn how we cna help.

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