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Woman killed in Lake County crash involving car, semi-truck

Fatal wreck happened on State Road 50 at Douglas Road

Lights atop a police cruiser flash at the scene of a crime in this undated file image.
Lights atop a police cruiser flash at the scene of a crime in this undated file image. (KPRC/File)

LAKE COUNTY, Fla. – Troopers are investigating a fatal crash in Lake County that left a woman dead.

According to an FHP report, the fatal crash happened around 6:45 a.m. Friday at State Road 50 and Douglas Road.

Troopers said a 43-year-old woman was stopped at a stop sign as a semi-truck loaded with concrete approached.

The woman attempted to make a left turn onto S.R. 50 and drove into the path of the truck, troopers said.

The woman died at a hospital, the FHP report said.

The driver of the semi-truck suffered serious injuries, the FHP said.

The crash remains under investigation.