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Friday, June 9, 2023

Teen arrested after leaving scene of hit-and-run crash on I-75

Skye Diamond Scott
Skye Diamond Scott

A teen driver has been arrested after leaving the scene of a hit-and-run crash on Interstate 75 in Sumter County.

Skye Diamond Scott, 19, of Ocala, was involved in the hit-and-run crash at about 1 p.m. Wednesday near Mile Marker 311 at Bushnell, according to an arrest report from the Florida Highway Patrol.

A witness provided information about Scott’s blue Nissan Sentry, including the license plate number, to law enforcement. The witness described damage to the left side of the vehicle, including a “busted” driver’s side mirror.

Scott was heading south on I-75 when she was spotted and arrested.

She was booked at the Sumter County Detention Center and released after posting $500 bond.

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