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LIVE OAK, Fla. — A Lake City woman was ejected and killed in a single-car accident early Sunday morning.

According to the Florida Highway Patrol, 48-year-old Darlene R. Reynolds, of Atlanta, was traveling east on County Road 136 near 76th Street in eastern Suwannee County at 12:25 a.m. when she drove off the south shoulder of the road.

The front of the Hyundai Sonata then hit a concrete culvert, the report states, and overturned several times before landing on its roof.

According to the report, 29-year-old Kalandra Riley, of Lake City, was ejected from the car as it overturned.

She was pronounced deceased at the scene by Suwannee County Fire Rescue EMS.

Reynolds as well as passengers Mildred Curry and Kametria Lowe were taken to UF Health Shands Hospital in Gainesville in serious condition.

According to FHP, Reynolds was wearing a seatbelt as were the 23-year-old Curry, from Lake City, and 21-year-old Lowe, from Lake Butler. 

Riley was not wearing a seatbelt.

Charges are pending an investigation into the accident, including what role, if any, alcohol played in the crash.

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