Belleview woman dies in single-vehicle car crash

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Susan M. Ross, 49, dies in crash.

A Belleview woman died in a car crash Wednesday morning when she lost control of her vehicle and ran off the road.

According to the Florida Highway Patrol, at approximately 1:48 a.m., a 2005 Nissan Murano, driven by Susan Michelle Ross, 49, was traveling south on Southeast 180th Avenue Road when, for unknown reasons, Ross lost control of her vehicle.

Ross then traveled across the northbound lane and onto the east shoulder, at which time she slammed into a concrete culvert, became airborne, and struck a tree.

The Nissan landed on its roof on the east shoulder of Southeast 180th Avenue Road, facing east.

Ross was pronounced dead at the scene by Marion County Fire Rescue.

FHP said that they do not know what caused the woman to lose control of her vehicle.

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