Head-On Collision Claims Life of Homosassa Man
HOMOSASSA (CITRUS) – The Florida Highway Patrol is reporting the death of a Homosassa man after a head-on collision occurred yesterday on Homosassa Trail.
Officials say 58-year-old Carl Joe Howard was traveling eastbound near South Kings Ave when for reasons unknown he veered into the westbound lanes. 68-year-old Perry Nichols was struck head-on and sustained serious injuries. Nichols was transported to Bayonet Point Hospital for treatment.
Howard sustained fatal injuries and died at the scene.
Alcohol does not appear to be a factor in the cause of the crash, according to officials.
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