An Archer woman and an Alachua man died in separate accidents in Alachua County on Friday and Saturday, respectively.
According to two Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) releases, an 82-year-old Archer man driving a Chevrolet SUV west on State Road 26 attempted to make a left-hand turn onto County Road 241 on Friday at 4:30 p.m.
When the SUV turned left it was struck by a 51-year-old Riverview man driving a Ford pickup traveling through the intersection.
Emergency responders pronounced a 77-year-old Archer female – a passenger in the SUV – dead on scene.
The SUV and pickup drivers received minor injuries.
On Saturday, Dec. 3, a 39-year-old man from Alachua was driving his sedan on N. County Road 225 at 6:25 p.m.
There were no other details given in the FHP release other than emergency responders pronounced the Alachua man dead on scene as the result of a crash.