Inverness man killed in single-car crash in Hernando County

Published Dec. 13, 2015

An Inverness man collided with a tree and was killed early Sunday morning, Florida Highway Patrol troopers reported.

Stevie S. Gadsden, 38, was driving south on County Road 481, near U.S. 41, in a 2004 Chrysler Pacifica just after 4 a.m. when he ran a stop sign, troopers said. Gadsden traveled across U.S. 41, through the grassy shoulder and into a tree.

Gadsden died at the scene. He was not wearing his seatbelt, troopers reported.

No other vehicles were involved.