Multiple Alachua County crashes kill 2

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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.

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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.

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