Deputy hospitalized after he crashed patrol vehicle.

Deputy hospitalized after he crashed patrol vehicle.

A Marion County Sheriff’s deputy was hospitalized after he crashed his patrol vehicle. According to the Florida Highway Patrol, MCSO Deputy Timothy Fretts, 29, was driving his marked K-9 unit, a 2015 Ford Explorer, north on Southeast 38th Street early Sunday while responding to a domestic violence call. Troopers say that the SUV’s right side […]

School bus driver ticketed

School bus driver ticketed

Marion County — On Thursday, A Marion County school bus driver was involved in a minor traffic crash with a garbage truck. Florida Highway Patrol troopers said the bus driver, Robyn Kauffman, 54, of Longwood, was on Southwest 84th Avenue Road near the intersection of Southwest 101 Place when she attempted to go around the […]

One person killed in 60th Avenue crash

One person killed in 60th Avenue crash

Ocala, Florida — The Ocala Police Department is investigating a traffic crash that occurred at the intersection of Southwest 60th Avenue and Southwest 20th Street. One person was killed in the crash. According to a press release, a man slammed into the rear-end of a Chevy van, which then slammed into the back of a […]

Traffic crash at 326 and 441

Traffic crash at 326 and 441

A Hawthorne woman was cited for careless driving following a crash at the intersection of U.S. 441 and State Road 326 on Friday. According to the Florida Highway Patrol, a 2002 Chevy TrailBlazer, driven by Amber Castor, 41, was traveling north on U.S. 441 in the outside lane as it approached the intersection of State […]