News: Passenger dies after car slams into pole in Leesburg


LEESBURG, FL – A car accident in Lake County Monday morning left one person dead and two others hospitalized, Inside Lake reports.

According to police, a man was driving a 2012 Hyundai in the area of U.S. Highway 441 and U.S. Highway 27 when the crash happened at about 12:45 a.m.  Investigators determined that the man was driving north on Highway 27 when he lost control of the vehicle and collided with a power pole.

The driver, 40-year-old Enock Sulfa, and his passengers, 64-year-old Larousse Telfort and 66-year-old Maria Seraphin-Telfort, were taken to UF Health Leesburg.  Seraphin-Telfort was pronounced dead.  All three occupants of the vehicle were Ocala residents.

Have you or a loved one been the victim of a car accident caused by another person’s negligence? If so, the Lake County Car Accident Attorneys at Whittel & Melton can assist you with seeking compensation for your medical bills, lost wages, property damage, and pain and suffering.  We work on a contingency fee basis, meaning we will not get paid a penny unless a recovery is made on your case. To schedule a free initial consultation, contact us online or by phone at 866-608-5529.

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