Man, 12-year-old boy killed in Citrus County wreck

Citrus County

CITRUS COUNTY, Fla. (WFLA) — A man and child from Inverness died after a single-vehicle wreck Saturday night, according to the Florida High Patrol.

The FHP said the man was driving west on SR-44 at 9:40 p.m. and tried to change lanes when he lost control of his Jeep Wrangler.

The Wrangler left the road and entered the north shoulder where it hit a traffic sign and flipped several times before stopping.

The man and his passenger, a 12-year-old boy, died at the scene of the crash.

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