32-year-old Clermont man killed in crash with pole, tree, troopers say

Crash investigated at Lake Louisa Road and Via Roma Circle

Florida Highway Patrol cruiser (WJXT)

LAKE COUNTY, Fla. – A 32-year-old Clermont man was killed in a crash Tuesday when his vehicle slammed into a utility pole and a tree, according to Florida Highway Patrol.

Troopers said the crash happened at Lake Louisa Road and Via Roma Circle around 11:10 p.m.

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According to a crash report, the man was traveling west on Lake Louisa Road in a 2018 Dodge Challenger when he failed to negotiate a curve and went off the roadway into a fence.

The vehicle continued traveling until it collided with a tree, utility pole and bushes, FHP said.

The 32-year-old was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash.

An investigation is ongoing.

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