Fatal Accident in Citrus Springs

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By: Dawn Jaglowski, Investigative Reporter

Florida Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal accident this morning in Citrus Springs. The accident occurred at 6:05 am Friday on US 41/ North Florida Avenue and Country Club Boulevard. The driver of a 2003 Honda Accord, Rebecca A. Rogers, 63, of Beaver, WV, died from her injuries at the scene. Passenger Deborah Lilly, from Shady Spring, WV, was taken to Ocala Regional Medical center with serious injuries. The driver of the 1992 Chevy S-10, Darryl Goodman, also from Dunnellon, suffered serious injuries and was transported to Shand’s UF in Gainesville.

According to an FHP media release, the Honda was sitting at the stop sign facing east on Country Club Boulevard as the S-10 was traveling southbound on US-41. After stopping at the sign, the Honda entered the roadway in the path of the S-10, where both vehicles made impact. According to the report, alcohol was not a factor.

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