Williston woman dies in head-on collision

A Williston woman died in a head-on collision that also killed the other driver in Marion County on Saturday evening.

According to a Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) release, a 54-year-old Miami man was driving an SUV northbound on the inside southbound lane of U.S. Highway 27 near NW 82nd Street Road. At around 6:40 p.m. he collided head-on with a 22-year-old Williston woman driving a sedan southbound on the inside lane of Highway 27.

Both vehicles rotated slightly clockwise and came to a stop at the area of the collision. The SUV was upright facing northeast and the sedan was upright facing southwest.

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The Miami man—who was not seatbelted—and the Williston woman—who was wearing a seatbelt—died in the collision, FHP reported.

Debris from both vehicles hit the windshield of an SUV going southbound in the outside lane of U.S. Highway 27. The 43-year-old female driver and 12-year-old female passenger, both from Dartmouth, Massachusetts, were not injured and came to a stop on the shoulder of the road.

US Highway 27 near NW 82nd Street Rd map

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