I-75 New Year’s Eve accident claims 1, injures 3

I-75 Archer 384 exit
One Ocala teen died and three other Ocala teens were critically injured in an accident at the I-75 Archer exit on Saturday night. (Google Maps)

One Ocala teen died and three others are in critical condition following a single-vehicle accident at the I-75 Archer exit offramp in Gainesville on Saturday night.

According to a Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) release, a 17-year-old Ocala female was driving a sedan and the accident occurred at the 384 mile marker on I-75 at 10:48 p.m. No details were given on how the vehicle lost control or in which direction it went off the Archer exit ramp.

The driver was killed and three passengers – two other 17-year-old Ocala females and a 19-year-old Ocala male – were critically injured.

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The FHP release did not say if any of the vehicle’s occupants were wearing seatbelts.

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Neva Kelly

I pray for all the families