65-year-old woman killed in Marion County crash

Deadly crash happened near SR 200, SW 62nd Court

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MARION COUNTY, Fla. – A 65-year-old Ocala woman was killed in a crash in Marion County on Monday afternoon, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

Troopers said the deadly crash happened around 5 p.m. on State Road 200, west of SW 62nd Court.

According to a crash report, a pickup truck being driven by a 59-year-old Beverly Hills man was traveling west on State Road 200, and a sedan being driven by the Ocala woman was driving east on the same road.

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For unknown reasons, the pickup truck traveled across the grass median and into the eastbound lanes of State Road 200, troopers said.

As a result, the front of the truck crashed into the sedan’s front left.

The sedan’s driver was taken to a local hospital, where she was pronounced dead, according to the FHP.

Meanwhile, the crash report shows that the truck driver suffered serious injuries.

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