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Three killed in crash near Ocala when pickup crosses centerline

Florida Highway Patrol troopers say three people were killed when a pickup crossed the centerline on State Road 200 in Marion County. Photo: MCSO

Three people were killed in a crash involving three vehicles on State Road 200 southwest of Ocala this morning.

Florida Highway Patrol spokesman Lt. Patrick Riordan says the crash occurred near County Road 484 around 6:30 a.m. when a pickup truck hauling a trailer crossed the centerline.

A 40-year-old woman and a 17-year-old girl in a Kia sport utility vehicle were killed. An 11-year-old passenger was injured.

The other fatality was a 73-year-old woman in a Honda sedan.

The male driver of the truck was seriously injured.

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Joe Byrnes came to WMFE/WMFV from the Ocala Star-Banner and The Gainesville Sun, where he worked as a reporter and editor for several years. Joe graduated from Loyola University in New Orleans and turned to journalism after teaching. He enjoys freshwater fishing and family gatherings.