ZEPHYRHILLS, Fla. – According to Florida Highway Patrol, a sedan was traveling northbound on Chancey Road, north of Correia Drive, and a 61-year-old Zephyrhills man, driving a pickup truck, was traveling southbound on Chancey Road, approaching Correia Drive.
The sedan failed to negotiate a left curve in the roadway, crossed into the southbound lane, and collided nearly head-on with the pickup truck. Post-impact, the car rotated and came to final rest partially in the outside northbound grass shoulder as the pickup truck rotated, overturned, and came to final rest in the outside southbound grass shoulder. The driver of the car, who remains unknown at this time, suffered fatal injuries at the scene of the crash.
The 61-year-old man and his passenger, an 85-year-old woman from Zephryhills, suffered serious injuries and were transported to the hospital.
We will update this story if additional details are released.