Hudson man arrested for DUI following deadly crash

Credit: Pasco Bryan

Florida Highway Patrol troopers arrested a Hudson man for DUI following a deadly crash that killed a Brooksville man on Tuesday morning. 

The collision occurred at U.S. Highway 19 and Briar Oaks Drive in Hudson around 2:30 a.m. Troopers said 32-year-old Ryan Allen was heading south in a pickup truck on U.S. 19 in the outside lane, south of Briar Oaks Drive.

They said Allen was speeding, overtook, and crashed into a second vehicle. His pickup truck overturned after crashing into a light pole. 

The second vehicle overturned as well, troopers said. The driver, a 60-year-old man from Brooksville, was taken to a nearby hospital where he later passed away. His passenger, a 63-year-old woman from Brooksville, had serious injuries.

Troopers said Allen had serious injuries, and was arrested for DUI manslaughter.