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Elderly woman dead after being ejected from car during crash

TPD investigating fatal traffic crash at Thomasville Road and Hermitage Boulevard
Posted at 12:36 PM, Nov 02, 2018
and last updated 2018-11-02 10:03:49-04

FRANKLIN COUNTY, Fla. (WTXL) -A woman was killed in a car crash after losing control of her vehicle and hitting a pole in Franklin County.

According to a press release, on Friday at 12:01 a.m., a Chevy Tahoe was traveling on Bald Point Road and failed to negotiate a right turn. The Tahoe excited the roadway and hit a utility pole.

Troopers say the Tahoe rotated in a counterclockwise direction causing the vehicle to overturn. The driver was not wearing a seat belt and was ejected from the vehicle.

The driver identified as Laura Rocco, 70, of Alligator Point, died on scene of the tragic crash.