36-year-old man dies in Interlachen crash

Driver crashed into large tree

By Crystal Moyer - Traffic/reporter
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INTERLACHEN, Fla. - A 36-year-old man died after crashing his car into a tree in Interlachen Wednesday night.

According to a Florida Highway Patrol report, around 9:10 p.m. Mark Mahoney was driving a 2003 Kia 4D north on County Road 315, when he failed to negotiate a curve and drove off into the grassy shoulder.

The car continued into the woods where it struck a number of small trees and came to a final stop after hitting a large tree, according to FHP.

Mahoney was wearing his seat belt and shoulder harness, but died as a result of the crash.

There were no passengers in the car and no other vehicles were involved, according to FHP.

Mahoney was from Hawthorne.

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