Dade City man critically injured in crash with tree, troopers say

Crash occurred on US-301 near CR-675 in Sumter County

File photo of Florida Highway Patrol cruiser (WJXT 2020)

SUMTER COUNTY, Fla. – A 52-year-old Dade City man was critically injured in a single-vehicle crash with a tree in Webster early Thursday morning, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

The crash happened at 4:40 a.m. as the man drove north on U.S. 301 approaching County Road 675 West, where troopers said he lost control of his vehicle for an unknown reason.

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The car left the roadway, entered the west shoulder of U.S. 301 and collided with a tree, troopers said.

No other details were disclosed.

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