Clermont woman ejected, killed in crash on CR-561

Wreck reported near Cypress Cove

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CLERMONT, Fla. – A 32-year-old Clermont woman was ejected from her Mercedes and killed early Wednesday in a single-vehicle crash on County Road 561 in Lake County, the Florida Highway Patrol said.

The fatal wreck was reported at 12:19 a.m. on C.R. 561 near Cypress Cove Lane.

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The FHP said the woman was driving a 2015 Mercedes ML350 north when she lost control of the vehicle for an unknown reason and struck a tree stump and fence, causing her SUV to overturn.

The woman, who was not wearing a seat belt, was ejected from the vehicle, according to an FHP crash report. She was pronounced dead at the scene.

C.R. 561 was closed after the crash, but the roadway was later reopened.

No other details have been released.

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