SPRING HILL, Fla. — A 19-year-old passenger was killed in a crash at US 19 and Caribbean Drive in Hernando County on Friday night.
- 19-year-old killed in Spring Hill crash
- Authorities say Cameron Meredith was not wearing a seatbelt
- Four others involved in the crash received minor injuries
Troopers said a Mitsubishi Lancer was traveling eastbound on Caribbean Drive and traveled into the path of a Ford F-150 as it crossed over the southbound lanes of US 19.
The front right of the Ford collided with the front left side of the Mitsubishi, causing the Ford to overturn several times.
During the crash, one of the passengers in the Ford, 19-year-old Cameron Meredith, was ejected from the vehicle and suffered life-threatening injuries.
Meredith was taken to Bayonet Point Medical Center where he later died. Troopers also noted that Meredith was not wearing a seatbelt during the crash.
"We are in disbelief and heartbroken," Meredith's mother Mary Federick says. "Cameron would do anything to help anyone in a heartbeat without a second thought. Going to love and miss him so much."
The four other people involved in the crash received minor injuries.
According to the report, charges are pending.