The Florida Highway Patrol is working a fatal traffic wreck at 5891 N. Lecanto Highway (County Road 491), according to the agency's website. Units were dispatched to the scene at 12:05 p.m.
First responders have C.R. 491 blocked off in both directions from Fero Memorial Gardens to West Hampshire Boulevard.
Please find an alternative route, and use caution when traveling in the area. According to the sheriff's office, the road closure is expected to last several hours.