Umatilla, FL (February 25, 2018) – An elderly man from Umatilla has died after a head-on collision later Sunday afternoon on State Road 19.
73-year-old Robert Hogg was reportedly driving on the wrong side of the highway when he collided into the van Daniel Course was driving.
Hogg’s Chevy pickup truck was heading south in the northbound lanes of State Road 19 at Lake Smith Road near Umatilla when he crashed into the van at around 4:50 p.m.
Daniel Course, 55, was airlifted to Orlando Regional Medical Center where he remains in serious but stable condition. Robert Hogg’s was transported to Florida Hospital Waterman in Tavares where he was pronounced dead, according to Florida Highway Patrol Sgt. Kim Montes.