The Florida Highway Patrol is continuing its investigation into the cause of a single-vehicle crash that killed three men and critically injured two early Saturday morning. The accident report says all five men were riding in a 2008 Honda Civic going eastbound on County Road 464 also known as Maricamp Road in Marion County at around 2:22 a.m. when the driver of the car, 22 year old Andrew Persaud of Ocala lost control of the car, travelled onto the shoulder and struck a tree. After spinning counterclockwise the car struck another tree splitting the car in half killing the 3 passengers in the back seat, 23 year old Michael Ramdeholl of Ocala, 24 year old Taylor Scanlin of Fruitland Park and 21 year old Eric Baker of Summerfield. The driver , Persaud and another front seat passenger, 22 year old Nicolaas Bryon of Belleview were critically injured when the front half of the vehicle then overturned and landed topside in the parking lot of Heather Island Plaza. According to the highway patrol report no one was wearing a seatbelt. Charges are pending.
Single-vehicle crash kills 3 and critically injures 2 in Marion County
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