Elderly Couple Dies After Vehicle Overturns on I-75
SUMTER – An elderly couple visiting from Indiana lost their lives this afternoon, when their SUV overturned on Interstate 75.
According to the Florida Highway patrol, a 68-year-old man and his 65-year-old wife were traveling in the southbound lanes, near mile marker 312, when for reasons unknown, the husband lost control of the vehicle and struck the median.
The woman sustained fatal injuries and died at the scene. Her husband was transported to Bayonet Point Hospital, where he later succumbed to his injuries and died.
The cause of the accident is still under investigation. Officials have not released the victim’s identities, pending notification of next-of-kin.
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