Man killed in crash when SUV hits curb, rolls over several times in Leesburg

Crash happened on US-27 and Corley Island Road

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LEESBURG, Fla. – A man was killed in a crash Saturday evening when his vehicle rolled over several times, according to the Leesburg Police Department.

Police were told by a witness that a SUV driven by Douglas Crews was heading south on U.S. 27 near Corley Island Road when it hit a curb and overcorrected, causing the vehicle to roll over several times.

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The department said Crews was ejected and pronounced dead on the scene.

The crash remains under investigation.

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