News: Rollover accident in Marion County leaves driver dead


MARION COUNTY, FL – State troopers said a rollover accident in Marion County early Monday morning left a driver dead.

According to WKMG, the crash happened as a 22-year-old man was driving an SUV on Marion Oaks Manor near SW 70th Avenue Road at about 12:40 a.m.  The Florida Highway Patrol said the man drove at a high rate of speed and lost control of the vehicle while going around a curve.

The SUV went off the roadway and hit a mailbox before overturning several times.  The driver, who was not wearing a seat belt, was ejected and pinned under the SUV.  The victim, an Indianapolis resident, was pronounced dead at the scene.

If you were or a loved one were the victim of a car accident as the result of someone else’s negligence, contact Whittel & Melton for assistance. Our skilled Marion County car accident lawyers will work with you throughout the legal process to help you obtain compensation for your medical costs and other accident-related expenses. Give us a call at 866-608-5529 or contact us online to setup a free consultation.

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