• Man in custody following fatal Marion County crash that killed 3, including 2 children

    By: Christopher Boyce

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    MARION COUNTY, Fla. - A man is behind bars after the Florida Highway Patrol said he struck another vehicle while he was under the influence.

    The crash happened just before 2:15 p.m. at the intersection of County Road 484 and County Road 467, according to officials.

    FHP said 48-year-old Stephen Lynn failed to stop his Ford F-350 he was driving when a light turned red and he crashed into a vehicle driven by 71-year-old Suzuki Nunez.

    Nunez and two children in the car, 9-year-old Nevaeh Nunez and 7-year-old Katalaya Nunez, died as a result of their injuries.

    Lynn faces three counts of DUI manslaughter, in addition to other charges.

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