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Saturday, June 15, 2024

Driver killed after crashing into tree in Sumter County

A driver was killed early Sunday morning after crashing into a tree in Sumter County.

The 21-year-old Bushnell man was driving a Ford Taurus at 12:53 a.m. northbound on County Road 616 at the intersection of County Road 45 when he failed to stop, continued through the intersection and struck a tree, according to an accident report from the Florida Highway Patrol. 

He suffered fatal injuries at the scene of the crash. 

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