Man, 74, dies in golf cart crash in The Villages

Car strikes man on Morse Boulevard in Sumter County

THE VILLAGES, Fla. – A 74-year-old man died in a crash involving a golf cart earlier this week in The Villages, the Florida Highway Patrol said.

The crash was reported at 4:48 p.m. Monday on Morse Boulevard near Carrera Drive.

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The FHP said the man was driving a golf cart east on a private road and stopped at the intersection with Morse Boulevard. As he began to enter the intersection, his golf cart was struck by a car driven by a 62-year-old woman who lives in The Villages, troopers said.

The man, of Holmes, New York, was ejected from his cart and taken to a hospital, where he died a day later, according to an FHP report.

The woman, who was wearing a seat belt, was not injured, the FHP said.

No other details have been released.

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