2 killed as car strikes trees in Lake County, troopers say

Crash occurred on County Road 42 near Crows Bluff Road

FHP (Copyright 2022 by WKMG ClickOrlando - All rights reserved.)

LAKE COUNTY, Fla. – Two men died in a single-vehicle crash early Sunday in Lake County, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

The crash occurred at 1:26 a.m. on County Road 42 near Crows Bluff Road, troopers said.

According to a crash report, a sedan was traveling eastbound on CR-42 with two occupants, a 23-year-old DeLand man driving and a 21-year-old De Leon Springs man as passenger. The sedan traveled across the center line, across the westbound lane and onto the north shoulder for unknown reasons before the front of the vehicle struck a tree, the report states.

The sedan continued northward until hitting another tree, troopers said.

[TRENDING: Become a News 6 Insider]

Both men were pronounced dead at the scene, according to FHP. Troopers believe neither man was wearing a seat belt.

No other details were shared.

Note: Due to the information provided, this map depicts the general area of this crash and not necessarily its exact location.

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

About the Author:

Brandon, a UCF grad, joined the ClickOrlando team in November 2021. Before joining News 6, Brandon worked at WDBO.