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Woman killed in early morning crash in Leesburg

A woman has died from injuries suffered in an early morning crash in Leesburg.

Maria Seraphin-Telfort, 66, of Ocala, died at UF Health-Leesburg Hospital as a result of the crash which occurred at 12:45 a.m. Monday at the intersection of U.S. Hwy. 27 and U.S. Hwy. 441.

She had been a passenger in a 2012 Hyundai driven by 40-year-old Enock Sulfa, also of Ocala, according to the Leesburg Police Department. He had been traveling north on U.S. Hwy. 27 when he lost control of the vehicle and struck a power pole.

Maria Seraphin-Telfort’s husband, 64-year-old Larousse Telfort of Ocala, was also in the vehicle. He and Sulfa were also transported by ambulance to the Leesburg hospital.

The crash remains under investigation by the Leesburg Police Department Traffic Unit and Traffic Homicide Investigators.


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