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Multiple intersections reopen in Spring Hill after fatal crash damaged traffic control equipment

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Posted at 6:37 AM, Apr 11, 2022
and last updated 2022-04-11 07:43:56-04

SPRING HILL, Fla. — The Hernando County Sheriff's Office said multiple intersections have reopened after a fatal crash damaged traffic control equipment early Monday morning.

Authorities said the fatal crash happened at Mariner Boulevard and Elgin Boulevard. The sheriff's office said it involved a single vehicle.

FHP said a 57-year-old man was driving along Mariner Boulevard at a high rate of speed when he lost control. His vehicle, a sedan, crossed the southbound lanes, entered the west shoulder and hit a traffic light pole, control box and pedestrian signal before it overturned, FHP said.

The driver died at the scene, troopers said.

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According to the department's real-time traffic accident website, the crash happened just after 1:30 a.m.