80-year-old woman seriously injured in car crash in Marion County

An 80-year-old woman was seriously injured in a three-vehicle crash Sunday morning in Marion County. Velma L. Coan-Reynolds, 80, of Silver Springs was driving a 2015 Honda east on State Road 40 when she veered into the oncoming westbound lanes due to a possible medical episode, according to a Florida Highway Patrol accident report. Coan-Reynolds’ […]

80-year-old Michigan man dies after being struck by vehicle

An 80-year-old Michigan man died after being struck by a vehicle Thursday morning in Pasco County. Wayne Ouellette, 35, of Dade City was driving a 2001 Chevy TrailBlazer northbound on U.S. 301 just north of Crystal Springs Road, south of Zephyrhills, while John Albert Williams Jr., 80, of Napoleon, Michigan was walking southbound on the […]

Motorcyclist killed in Pasco County after losing control of motorcycle

A motorcyclist was killed Tuesday evening in Pasco County after losing control of his motorcycle. Thomas G. Dalton, 47, of Spring Hill, was riding a 2006 Harley-Davidson motorcycle northbound on Rowan Road approaching the intersection of Baillie Drive when he lost control of the motorcycle for unknown reasons and departed from the northbound lanes. Dalton […]

Lake County Emergency Management to host Severe Weather Awareness Day in Clermont

Equipment and vehicles typically used in weather disasters will be on display

The Lake County Emergency Management Division is inviting the public to Severe Weather Awareness Day, a community outreach event seeking to promote preparedness for all types of weather emergencies. The event will be held on Saturday, Jan. 21 from 10 a.m.–1 p.m. at the Lake-Sumter State College South Lake Campus at 1250 N. Hancock Road, Clermont. Local public safety […]

Driver dies after vehicle plunges into pond

A driver died early Monday after his vehicle plunged into a pond in Orange County. Joseph Brodecky, 92, of Winter Park had been at the wheel of a 2008 Buick sedan traveling southbound on Ferncreek Avenue when he left the road and entered a pond near Waterwich Drive for unknown reasons, according to a Florida […]