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Saturday, August 13, 2022

Two men dead after fatal crash on CR 314 in Silver Springs

A fatal crash on County Road 314 in Silver Springs killed two men earlier this morning.

According to the Florida Highway Patrol incident report, an SUV driven by a 32-year-old Largo man was traveling westbound on County Road 314 at around 9:20 a.m., and a sedan driven by a 78-year-old Satsuma man was heading eastbound on the same road.

The SUV entered the oncoming lane to pass another vehicle near NE 170th Avenue, and the front of the SUV collided with the front of the sedan.

After the collision, the SUV came to a stop in the eastbound lanes of County Road 314, and the sedan stopped on the eastbound shoulder.

Both drivers were pronounced deceased on the scene.

A passenger inside the SUV was transported to the hospital. The driver of the sedan was the sole occupant.

The names of those involved in the accident were not released, per FHP policy.