Sumter Co, FL – Double Fatality Crash on US-301

Sumter Co, FL – Double Fatality Crash on US-301

Sumter Co, FL (October 10, 2020) – Two teenagers died in a car accident along US-301 in Sumter County on Saturday, October 10th.

Officers from the Florida Highway Patrol reported that a 19-year-old man from Summerfield and his 18-year-old female passenger were heading northbound on US-301 at a high rate of speed at about 8:00 a.m.

As they neared the CR-216 intersection, the driver lost control of the vehicle and swerved across the median and into oncoming traffic, where they collided with a truck.

Both teenagers died during the accident. According to law enforcement on the scene, both victims were wearing their seatbelts.

The two occupants of the truck sustained minor injuries.

We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victims at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.

Fatal Car Accidents in Sumter County

Sumter Co, FL - Double Fatality Crash on US-301

More fatal car accidents take place in Florida than any other state in America. These accidents occur for various reasons including driver inattention, driving under the influence, speeding, and other dangerous infractions. A recent report stated that roughly 2,400 people were killed in a recent year due to accidents caused by driver negligence. 

Many families feel helpless and alone after they have lost a loved one in a fatal collision that is not their fault. As you grieve the loss of your loved one, you may feel concerned about how you will gain compensation for an array of aspects that continue to pile up against your family. Many families wonder how they will afford to pay for a variety of aspects after a collision that was not caused by their loved one. It is essential that you have the skilled and compassionate help of a wrongful death attorney in Florida by your side. See our proven track record of success representing those who have lost loved ones at

At Vaughan Law Group, our Florida accident attorneys are here to assist you after you have lost somebody you love in a collision. We understand how overwhelmed you are likely feeling during these challenging times and offer a helping hand to you in your time of need. Our attorneys can assist you along the often-problematic path toward compensation to cover aspects like medical expenses your loved one incurred, funeral costs, pain and suffering, and so much more. We believe that you should never have to stand alone during these difficult times. Please do not hesitate to contact a Florida accident attorney at (407) 648-1426 to find out how we can assist you.

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