19-year-old driver dies in Citrus County crash: FHP

A 19-year-old driver died in a crash in Citrus County early Friday morning, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

According to FHP, a 19-year-old from New York was driving south on South Lecanto Highway north of West Black Diamond Circle at around 4 a.m. on Friday.

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The sedan then left the roadway and drifted onto the west shoulder. Once on the shoulder, th car struck a concrete power pole.

The 19-year-old was taken to a local hospital where he died from his injuries.

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