• Woman dies in Lake County crash


    LAKE COUNTY, Fla. - Florida Highway Patrol troopers are investigating a crash that killed a 64-year-old woman in Lake County Sunday.

    According to troopers, Melissa Merton of Altoona died when her pickup truck collided with a car at the intersection of Radio Road and Poe Street, east of Leesburg.

    Troopers said Merton was not wearing a seatbelt and was ejected from her truck.

    Investigators said they are working to determine if one of the drivers involved ran a stop sign.

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