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Homosassa man killed, Spring Hill man injured in Citrus County crash

HOMOSASSA

Man, 77, dies in 2-car collision on U.S. 19

A Homosassa man was killed and a Spring Hill man injured when their cars collided on U.S. 19 Tuesday afternoon, the Florida Highway Patrol reported.

Kenneth James Scheer, 77, of Homosassa, driving a 2001 Nissan Sentra, was leaving the parking lot of Homosassa Regional Plaza, attempting to turn north onto U.S. 19, when he pulled in front of a southbound 2002 Chrysler Concorde driven by Jordan C. Schatzberg, 21, of Spring Hill, authorities said.

Schatzberg's car struck the driver's side of Scheer's car, and Scheer died at the scene, the FHP reported

Both drivers were wearing seat belts.

Blood-alcohol test results are pending on Scheer, the FHP report said, and the collision remains under investigation.

No charges or citations were issued immediately to Schatzberg, who was taken to Seven Rivers Hospital in Crystal River with what the FHP described as minor injuries.

Homosassa man killed, Spring Hill man injured in Citrus County crash 10/12/11 [Last modified: Wednesday, October 12, 2011 3:55pm]
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