Woman crashes Marion County patrol car she stole, killing herself & 2 others

MARION COUNTY, Fla. — Deputies in Marion County are investigating a deadly crash involving a woman in a stolen patrol car.


Deputies said the woman crashed into a pickup truck and three people, including herself, were killed in the crash.

The deadly crash happened around 2:30 p.m. on State Road 40, east of Silver Springs.

Officials said another person also received life-threatening injuries in the crash.

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Deputies said the investigation continues into what exactly led up to this crash.

Troopers said a 33-year-old woman was driving erratically up and down the road at the Forest Plaza near Winn-Dixie in the Silver Springs area.

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Officials said when a deputy got out of his cruiser, the woman jumped in a sped off.

About 25 minutes later, investigators said the woman crashed into a pickup truck full of innocent people.

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Channel 9 has a crew working to gather more details and will provide updates on Eyewitness News.

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