SUMTER COUNTY, FL – A railroad accident along the tracks in Sumter County early Tuesday morning left a woman dead, WKMG reported.
According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the accident happened on County Road 475 at County Road 470 near Lake Panasoffkee at about 2:30 a.m.
State troopers said a Chrysler 200 was parked on the railroad tracks adjacent to County Road 475 with its lights off. A CSX freight train going south was not able to stop in time and crashed into the car.
A woman in the car, a 37-year-old Spring Hill resident, was pronounced dead at the scene. No one else was injured.
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