Articles Tagged with Lake County

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.

LEESBURG, FL – One person was injured after a crash in Lake County this past Monday, reports local media.

Emergency crews responded to a crash on County Road 468 to find an unidentified person entrapped in their vehicle.

Once they freed the victim, they were rushed to a local trauma center.

LAKE COUNTY, FL – A man driving a septic truck was killed when the vehicle overturned in Lake County Wednesday morning, reports News6.

The crash happened on County Road 48 near Ranch Road around 10:20 a.m. No other vehicles were involved.

The driver, a 58-year-old man from Groveland was pronounced dead at the scene.

LAKE COUNTY, FL – A Villages restaurant manager was arrested for crashing into a vehicle and injuring another person near Eustis early Saturday morning.

According to Villages-News, Johnathan James Ritter, 29, was traveling on Lakeview Avenue in Eustis when he crashed into a vehicle around 4:45 a.m.

The woman whose vehicle was hit said that Ritter had swerved into her lane and she tried to maneuver away but was rear-ended. She suffered minor injuries to her shoulder in the crash.

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