Semi-truck involved crash leaves one person dead in Marion County

Published: Nov. 9, 2019 at 2:50 AM EST
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By: WCTV Eyewitness News

November 9, 2019

MARION COUNTY, Fla. (WCTV) – One person is dead after a collision with a semi-truck on Friday evening.

The crash happening on US-441 in Marion County. A vehicle was northbound and then stopped on the east shoulder near the entrance to The Vineyard Church, according to Florida Highway Patrol.

A semi-truck, also going northbound, was making a right hand curve, approaching the first vehicle.

The semi-truck, for currently unknown reasons, moved in a westerly direction from it's original path, causing it to strike the vehicle.

The impact caused the vehicle to overturn into a grass median.

The driver of the vehicle was pronounced dead at the scene.

The identity of that driver has not been released yet.

The driver of the semi-truck, 47-year-old James Keen, had no reported injuries.

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