FHP: Driver kills man, injures several including child in DUI crash on I-75 in Wildwood

A man has been arrested on DUI charges following a fatal crash that killed a 32-year-old man and injured his passengers, including a child, on I-75 in Sumter County on Thursday morning.

Law enforcement is investigating the scene at mile marker 323 in Wildwood. 

According to the Florida Highway Patrol (FHP), around 2:45 a.m., a driver was traveling southbound on I-75 and collided with a trailer being towed by the victim. The impact reportedly caused the victim to collide with the guardrail and overturned. The victim was killed in the crash. 

The victim's passengers – a man, a female, and a 12-year-old child – suffered serious injuries. 

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John Andrew Henderson, 40, was arrested by troopers for DUI manslaughter, DUI serious injury and DUI property damage. Henderson was taken to the Sumter County Jail. 

The southbound lanes of I-75 are shut down while the crash is being investigated.