Driver dies after leaving road, striking tree

Victim identified as Monica Everton, 20, of Palm Harbour


LAKE COUNTY, Fla. – A 20-year-old woman was killed when her vehicle struck a tree early Sunday.

The Florida Highway Patrol said the crash happened Sunday at 2:10 a.m.

Troopers said Monica Everton, of Palm Harbour, was driving south on County Road 439 when, for an unknown reason, her vehicle crossed into the northbound lanes, left the roadway and struck a tree.

Everton died from of injuries.

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