Fatal crash investigated in DeLeon Springs

Driver at fault didn't have license, FHP says


DeLEON SPRINGS, Fla. – The Florida Highway Patrol is investigating a crash in DeLeon Springs that killed a 61-year-old woman.

The wreck happened around 5:15 a.m. Wednesday on Spring Garden Avenue at U.S. 17.

According to FHP, the driver of a 4-door Nissan lost control of the vehicle and crossed the center concrete median on US-17 while traveling southbound, hitting the front of a Hyundai in the northbound lanes.

The 61-year-old woman driving the Hyundai was killed in the crash. Her identity has not been released.

Troopers said the 27-year-old driver of the Nissan didn't have a driver's license. The man was taken to Orlando Regional Medical Center with serious injuries. Charges are pending against that driver.

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