Thursday, February 22, 2018
Public safety

Hudson man killed in single-car crash near Weeki Wachee

WEEKI WACHEE — A 20-year-old Hudson man was killed early Monday in a single-car crash on Cortez Boulevard, authorities said.

Patrick John Lynch was driving east near Shoal Line Boulevard about 3:45 a.m. when his 2006 Nissan 350Z traveled onto the grassy shoulder, rotated sideways and collided with a road sign, a utility pole and a tree, the Florida Highway Patrol said. Lynch, who was not wearing a seat belt, was thrown from the car and died at the scene, troopers said.

Authorities were still working Monday to determine whether alcohol was a factor in the crash.

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