One Woman Dead After Crashing into Dump Truck in Lake CountyTrusted Content
Legally reviewed by:Erik Abrahamson, J.D. February 13, 2020
Eustis, FL (2/11/2020) – A woman was killed Tuesday afternoon when she crashed into a dump truck at a stop sign. The accident occurred at the intersection of Cardinal Lane and State Road 44 around 12:05 p.m.
According to the Florida Highway Patrol, 57-year-old Chantel Jones of New York was driving her Toyota Camry north on Cardinal Lane. The dump truck, travelling eastbound on State Road 44, crashed into the side of the Jones’ Camry. She died at the scene of the crash.
It is unclear whether Jones ran the stop sign or pulled out into the path of the truck. The Florida Highway Patrol is still investigating the cause of the accident.
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