FHP reports two fatal crashes in Marion County at inoperable traffic light

By: Fletcher Keel | WCTV Eyewitness News
September 13, 2017

MARION COUNTY, Fla. (WCTV) -- FHP has reported two fatal crashes in Marion County since Hurricane Irma at an intersection that had an out traffic light.

According to FHP, the first crash happened at 3:20 a.m. on Tuesday at SE 132nd Street and US-301, when a 56-year-old man died following a two-car collision.

Troopers say the second crash occurred at 10:12 p.m.at County Road 484 and County Road 475. A 92-year-old woman died as a result of the two-car accident.

Troopers want to remind people that you come across an out stop light, to treat it as a four-way stop.

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