Woman killed, 2 injured in Leesburg crash with power pole, police say

Wreck occurred near intersection at US Highway 27, US Route 441

Police lights (WDIV)

LEESBURG, Fla. – An Ocala woman was killed and two others were injured after crashing into a power pole Monday morning in Leesburg, according to police.

Police said the wreck occurred Monday at 12:45 a.m. near an intersection off U.S. Highway 27 and U.S. Route 41.

According to police, a Hyundai was heading north on U.S. 27. The driver, a 40-year-old man, had lost control of the vehicle and crashed into a power pole, officers said.

There were also two passengers—a 66-year-old woman and a 64-year-old man, officers said.

[TRENDING: Become a News 6 Insider]

All three people, from Ocala, were transported to a hospital, where the woman died from her injuries, police said.

The extent of the driver and passenger’s injuries are not known at this time.

An investigation remains ongoing.

Get today’s headlines in minutes with Your Florida Daily:

About the Author:

Ariadna, who attends UCF, joined ClickOrlando.com in January.