News: 78-year-old pickup driver killed in Hernando County wreck

HERNANDO COUNTY, FL – Authorities were on the scene of a deadly crash involving a car and a pickup truck in Hernando County Saturday night.

According to the Hernando Sun , the accident happened at the intersection of Mondon Hill Road and Owls Roost Lane shortly after 11 p.m.  The Florida Highway Patrol said a 19-year-old from Tampa was driving a sedan north on Owls Roost Lane when he made a left turn into the pickup, which hit the car’s left side.

The 78-year-old pickup truck driver, a Brooksville man, was pronounced dead at an area hospital. Investigators said he was not wearing a seatbelt at the time.  The driver of the sedan was seriously injured in the wreck, while a 20-year-old passenger in the car sustained minor injuries.

At Kemp, Ruge and Green Law Group, we understand the deep and wide-ranging impacts of car accidents. If you have been injured in a crash or have lost a loved one, our experienced and compassionate Hernando County Car Accident Lawyers will fight relentlessly on your behalf for maximum compensation to provide the resources you will need to recover. Request a free consultation today so we can answer all your case specific questions. Call us today at 727-847-4878 to get started.

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