FHP: Man, 49, killed in Bushnell crash

SUMTER COUNTY, Fla. — A Dade City man died Sunday night following a crash in Sumter County, Florida Highway Patrol said.


It happened along US-301 in Bushnell around 9:45 p.m.

Troopers said he was driving a Kia Soul northbound on US-301, but then crossed into the southbound lane north of County Road 700.

That’s where investigators said the Kia collided almost head-on with a Hyundai Elantra that was traveling southbound on US-301.

Troopers said the driver of the Kia, 49, of Dade City, died at the crash scene.

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FHP did not release his name.

The Hyundai’s driver, 18, of Webster, suffered minor injuries.

Troopers said she was taken to a hospital for treatment.

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Both lanes of US-301 were temporarily shut down Sunday night for the crash investigation.

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