LEESBURG, Fla. — An Ocala woman died early Monday in a vehicle crash along U.S. 27 in Lake County, the Leesburg Police Department said.
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Around 12:45 a.m., officers responded to the area of U.S. 441 and U.S. 27 and found that a car had struck a power pole.
Police determined that the 2012 Hyundai had been traveling northbound on U.S. 27 when the driver lost control and impacted the pole.
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Leesburg police said the driver, Enock Sulfa, 40, of Ocala, had two passengers with him at the time of the crash.
Larousse Telfort, 64, and his wife Maria Seraphin-Telfort, 66, both of Ocala, were rushed to a hospital to be treated for their injuries.
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Police said Seraphin-Telfort did not survive.
The cause of the crash remains under investigation, according to Leesburg police.
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