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New York Teen Dies After Lecanto Highway Crash In Florida

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Florida Highway Patrol, Source: TFP

A 19-year-old man from New York was killed in a car accident on South Lecanto Highway on Friday around 9 am.

The man driving a Nissan Altima southbound lost control of the vehicle and veered off the road north of West Black Diamond Circle. The car hit the west shoulder and collided with a concrete power pole.

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The driver was rushed to a nearby hospital but succumbed to his injuries.

The cause of the accident remains under investigation by Florida Highway Patrol.

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