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Ocala teenager killed in fatal car accident

A teenager enrolled at Marion Technical College was killed in a fatal car accident in northeast Ocala on Tuesday night. 

Isaiah Wiggins, who was 19 years old, was killed on Tuesday, July 20, after a crash at the intersection of NE 3rd Street and NE 10th Avenue. 

According to a social media post from the Ocala Police Department, Wiggins was traveling northbound on NE 10th Avenue and the driver of the other vehicle involved in the accident was driving westbound on NE 3rd Street.

Isaiah Wiggins was killed in a two vehicle crash at NE 3rd St NE 10th St Ocala Florida
Isaiah Wiggins was killed in a two vehicle crash at NE 3rd St NE 10th St Ocala Florida

The driver of the other vehicle, whose name was not released, says that Wiggins ran the stop sig and closed his right of way, causing Wiggins vehicle to overturn.

The other driver and passenger in the Mitsubishi that struck Wiggins’ vehicle sustained no injuries. 

The Ocala Police Department says it is investigating the crash and that the “rate of speed is uncertain at this time.” According to the post, Wiggins was not wearing his seatbelt at the time of the accident.