I-75 single-vehicle crash kills Gainesville woman, injures infant

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A 63-year-old Gainesville woman died when her SUV traveled off I-75 near mile marker 402 and collided with a tree on Monday morning.

According to a Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) report, the woman was driving a Nissan SUV northbound on I-75 at 7:30 a.m. when the vehicle traveled off the east shoulder of the road, struck a tree and overturned.

Emergency responders pronounced the woman dead on scene. A 3-month-old male infant riding in the SUV received minor injuries and was transported to UF Shands Hospital.

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