MARION COUNTY, Fla. – A 26-year-old Ocala man was ejected and killed in a rollover crash early Wednesday on Interstate 75 in Marion County, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.
The crash happened around 2:50 a.m. near mile marker 346 in Ocala.
According to a crash report, the man was driving south on I-75 at a high rate of speed when his SUV left the roadway and struck a guardrail in the median.
The impact caused the vehicle to go back onto the roadway and overturn, ejecting the driver, troopers said.
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The fatal crash shut down southbound lanes for several hours, but they were later reopened.
The 26-year-old, whose name has not been released, was pronounced dead at the scene.
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