Articles Tagged with Lake County

CLERMONT, FL – The Florida Highway Patrol said a driver who had been involved in a crash on the Florida Turnpike was struck and killed while walking on the roadway Sept. 7.

According to the Leesburg-News, the man was driving an Acura in Lake County near Clermont when he lost control of the car, drove off the road and struck an embankment.  The driver was walking away from the crash scene in the turnpike’s northbound lanes when he was hit by a Kia Soul at about 9:45 p.m.

The victim, whose name was not immediately released, was pronounced dead at the scene.

LADY LAKE, FL – Police in Lady Lake were at the scene of a crash that critically injured a motorcycle rider Sunday morning.

The Villages-News reports the accident took place at the intersection of County Road 466 and Rolling Acres Road at about 11 a.m.

According to investigators, the driver of an SUV going east on County Road 466 made a left turn onto Rolling Acres Road and entered the path of a motorcyclist who was driving west on County Road 466.

CLERMONT, FL – The driver of a pickup truck died after his vehicle was involved in a collision in Lake County Monday morning, reports WKMG.

The Florida Highway Patrol responded to the scene on Hammock Ridge Road near Foxchase Drive in Clermont after the accident happened at about 9:20 a.m.

Investigators say the driver of a Dodge Ram pickup was headed east on Hammock Ridge Road when he tried to change to the inside lane.  His vehicle collided with a Mack truck that was stationary in the outside lane with its hazard lights on.  Traffic warning markers had been placed on the street.

CLERMONT, FL – Authorities said a woman walking on U.S. Highway 192 in Lake County was struck and killed by a car early Sunday morning.

According to the Leesburg-News, the incident took place near Town Center Boulevard in Clermont. A report from the Florida Highway Patrol indicated that a woman was walking south across the westbound lanes of U.S. 192 shortly before 4:30 a.m. when she entered the path of a 2014 Chevrolet Camaro.

The pedestrian, a 37-year-old Davenport woman, was hit by the vehicle and died at the scene.  The driver of the Camaro, a 21-year-old woman, stayed at the scene following the crash.

GROVELAND, FL – A single-vehicle accident in Lake County last week claimed the life of the driver, the Leesburg News reports.

The Florida Highway Patrol said the crash happened in the vicinity of County Road Road 33 and Odom Lane near Mascotte Friday shortly before 5:30 p.m.

State troopers said a 23-year-old man was driving a Chevy Monte Carlo when he drove off the roadway and collided with a utility pole.

LAKE COUNTY, FL – A man died in a motorcycle accident in Lake County on Saturday morning, state troopers said.

According to the Leesburg News, the accident happened on County Road 450 near West 9th Avenue in Umatilla at 10:41 a.m. The Florida Highway Patrol said a 64-year-old man was riding a Harley Davidson motorcycle when he was unable to negotiate a left curve.

The motorcycle went off the roadway and overturned on the grass shoulder of the roadway.  The motorcycle rider, a resident of Deland, was pronounced dead at the scene. He was not wearing a helmet, investigators said.

LAKE COUNTY, FL – The Florida Highway Patrol said a car accident in Lake County early Wednesday morning left three adults and one child dead, according to the Orlando Sentinel.

The crash occurred on County Road 561 near Florida Boys Ranch Road shortly after midnight. State troopers said the driver of a 2008 Dodge Durango was unable to negotiate a right curve and the vehicle ran off the road onto a shoulder, where it slammed into a large tree.

The four occupants of the vehicle were all pronounced dead at the scene. The victims were three adults from Orlando, a 24-year-old man who was the driver, a 48-year-old man, and a 23-year-old woman, along with a 5-year-old girl from Clermont.

LADY LAKE, FL – A man and his wife died after being struck by a driver in an SUV outside of a grocery store in Lake County on Saturday.

According to the Villages-News, 89-year-old Wilfred Maybee was driving a Lexus RX 350 in the parking lot of the Winn-Dixie off Avenida Central at the Spanish Springs Town Square. The elderly couple was in a marked crosswalk in front of the supermarket when Maybee struck them.

84-year-old Marilyn Mann died Saturday night at Central Florida Regional Medical Center in Ocala. Edward Mann died two days later at the same hospital.

LAKE COUNTY, FL – One person died and another was seriously hurt following a three-vehicle crash on State Road 44 in Eustis Tuesday evening.

According to WFTV, the fatal crash happened around 6:30 p.m. on State Road 44 near Donna Vista Place. A 22-year-old Sanford man was driving westbound in a Nissan Altima when he crossed the center lane into oncoming traffic.

He sideswiped an eastbound Honda Accord and then crashed head-on with an eastbound pickup truck.

LAKE COUNTY, FL – A 16-year-old driver died and four kids were injured after a crash in Lake County Thursday night.

According to WFTV, the crash happened as the teenage driver was traveling on County Road 437 near Plymouth Hollow Circle around 10 p.m.

They crashed an SUV with four other juvenile occupants into a light pole and tree off the roadway.

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