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The Florida Highway Patrol responded to a one vehicle crash last night at approximately 8:20 pm on State Road 93 in Columbia County.

A 55-year old Dunnellon man, driving a 2001 Ford SUV and transporting two passengers, was traveling northbound on SR 93 when for unknown reasons, exited off the east shoulder and continued in a northern direction off the roadway until the vehicle collided with a tree.

The driver and rear passenger, a 30-year-old female resident of Dunnellon, were air lifted to Shands Hospital in Gainesville with serious injuries according to the FHP. The front passenger, a 55-year-old female resident of Dunnellon, was pronounced deceased on the scene by Columbia County Fire Rescue. The second passenger was pronounced deceased at 8:30 am today at Shands.

This is all the information available at this time. The FHP did not release the names of the driver or passengers. 

This is an update of breaking news from last night. If more details are learned, Mainstreet Daily News will update this story.

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SR 93 is I 75

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