SR-20 Head-On Collision Kills Cory Scott Richardson and Injures Casandra Lee Carlson
Gainesville, FL (September 24, 2017) – A head-on collision early Sunday morning killed one man and critically injured another driver.
The Florida Highway Patrol reported that around 1:15 a.m. September 24, the two vehicles crashed on the inner-eastbound lane of State Road 20, near Southeast 193rd Terrace.
The report showed that 39-year-old Casandra Lee Carlson, of New Port Richey, drove her 1993 Chevrolet 3500 pickup truck west on the inner-eastbound lane of the road when she crashed into an eastbound 2012 Honda Civic being driven by 23-year-old Cory Scott Richardson, of Interlachen.
The collision killed Richardson at the scene. It also sent Carlson to UF Health Shands with critical injuries.
There was no word on whether Carlson was driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol at the time of the crash.
An investigation is ongoing.
We extend our condolences to the family and friends of the victim.
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