1 woman killed, 1 man hospitalized after crash in Osceola County, troopers say

Man lost control of car, passenger killed, FHP says

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OSCEOLA COUNTY, Fla. – A 59-year-old woman was killed in an Osceola County crash Saturday morning, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

Troopers said the woman was the passenger in a vehicle driven by a 66-year-old man, who was airlifted after the crash to Holmes Regional Medical Center.

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The man was driving a sedan northbound on the Florida Turnpike when he had a medical episode and lost control of the car at mile marker 197 around 9:20 a.m., according to the FHP report.

Troopers said the car struck several trees and the woman died on scene.

The crash remains under investigation.