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SUMTER COUNTY, FL – The Florida Highway Patrol was called to the scene of a fatal accident on Interstate 75 in Sumter County Wednesday afternoon, according to WTSP.

The incident took place on I-75 near Sumter County Road 48 in Bushnell, where state troopers arrived shortly after 11 a.m.  The FHP reported that one person was killed when a dump truck crashed into a guardrail at mile marker 314..

The southbound lanes and one northbound lane of I-75 were shut down along a two-mile portion of the roadway, causing traffic delays through the area.


SUMTER COUNTY, FL – A motorcyclist and two other people suffered critical injuries after a serious multi-vehicle crash in Sumter County Friday morning reports the Villages News. 

The incident happened around 6 a.m. as a 49-year-old Sumterville man was riding a Harley Davidson south on US-301 toward East Belt Avenue. A 50-year-old woman from Bushnell driving a Chevrolet Colorado was traveling in the opposite direction when she made a left turn in the path of the Harley.

The man was ejected from the motorcycle and was not wearing a helmet. The woman left her pickup to help the man in the roadway but was hit by a driver in a GMC Envoy. A 62-year-old Summerfield man was driving the GMC which also struck the motorcycle.


BUSHNELL, FL – An elderly motorcyclist was fatally struck by a pickup truck on a county road west of Bushnell last Wednesday, The Villages News reports.

The fatal collision happened on County Road 48 just west of County Road 616 at about 3 p.m. on December 29, when a 1999 Ford F-350 turned left in front of a motorcycle being operated by a 73-year-old Webster man.

Emergency responders took the victim to an area hospital, where he died. Authorities say he was not wearing a helmet at the time of the crash.

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