FHP: Fatal crash in Sumter County

Last Updated: Monday, July 03, 2017, 10:50 AM EDT

The Florida Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal crash.

A driver was traveling southbound on County Road 470 approaching County Road 300 when she entered the emergency stopping lane on Monday morning.

  • Driver traveling southbound on CR-470 collides with concrete barrier
  • Driver succumbed to fatal injuries

The Ford Ranger motorist, identified as Kellie Marie Powel, collided with a concrete barrier for unknown reasons, said investigators.

The vehicle rotated and came to a final stop in the northbound lane of County Road 470.

The 25-year-old driver succumbed to fatal injuries at the scene. Trooper said she was wearing a seat belt.