1 person dead after fatal crash on I-75 in Marion County

Southbound lanes were blocked earlier in the day

By Jon Jankowski - Digital journalist
PHOTO CREDIT: Florida Highway Patrol

MARION COUNTY, Fla. - A section of an Interstate 75 was closed after a fatal crash in Marion County Monday.

The Florida Highway Patrol said a concrete truck was driving northbound on Interstate 75 near the State Road 326 exit and suffered a blowout and lost control.

Investigators said the truck traveled off the roadway through a guardrail and overturned.

The truck hit a car driving southbound, according to FHP.

Debris obstructed all the southbound lanes after the crash, according to investigators.

Two other cars hit debris from the crash.

Investigators pronounced Michael Morris dead at the scene. 

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