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1 dead in head-on collision

2 others seriously injured

PUTNAM COUNTY, Fla. – One person was killed Tuesday morning and two others were seriously injured in a head-on collision.

Florida Highway Patrol troopers said the crash happened on State Road 20, just west of State Road 21 in Putnam County about 9:30 a.m.

Troopers said Chelsea De Priest, 22, was heading eastbound when she tried passing a vehicle by moving into the westbound lane.

Troopers said De Priest's Ford Ranger hit a Nissan Altima head-on.

The driver of the Altima, Edward Sherwood, 50, was killed.

De Priest and Randy Smith, a passenger in the Ranger, were both seriously injured. They were transported to Shands Gainesville.

Troopers said the area where the crash happened is marked as a no passing zone.

Charges are pending.