MYAKKA CITY, Fla. - A 79-year-old woman from Jackson, Mississippi was killed Friday evening in a head-on collision on State Road 70, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.
Troopers say the woman was traveling east on State Road 70, east of the Mobley Pond Lane intersection around 7:11 p.m. as a 38-year-old man from Parrish, Florida was traveling west.
The woman’s car crossed the centerline and entered the westbound travel lanes and crashed into the front of a pickup truck being driven by the 38-year-old man, according to the FHP.
The woman was killed in the crash. The pickup truck driver was seriously injured.
The crash is under investigation.