Haines City man killed in I-75 crash


MARION COUNTY, Fla. – The Florida Highway Patrol reports a man from Haines City was killed in an overnight crash.

The accident happened Thursday morning around 1:03 a.m. in Marion County along interstate 75 near mile marker 348. Charles Eugene Ashmore, 56 was killed when his Chevrolet Uplander collided with a 2015 Jeep Liberty. His car overturned and collided with a cement traffic sign.

The driver of the Jeep was not injured in the crash. 

FHP reports charges are pending.