PINE RIDGE, Fla. — A Beverly Hills couple was pronounced dead after being involved in an accident on Mustang Boulevard near the intersection of N. Butternut Avenue according to Florida Highway Patrol reports.
Dale Boetzel (79) and his wife Judith (73) were traveling in their 2014 Ford SUV headed east on Mustang Boulevard at approximately 2:05 p.m. Sunday afternoon when Dale made a left turn onto Butternut Avenue turning directly into the path of a 2017 Dodge Ram that was traveling in the opposite direction on Mustang Boulevard, the report stated.
Judith was pronounced deceased at the scene and Dale was transported to Ocala Regional Mecial Center where he later succumbed to his injuries sustained in the crash.
According to the report, the Boetzels were both wearing their seatbelts at the time of the incident.
The two occupants of the Dodge Ram were treated for minor injuries after being transported to Seven Rivers Regional Medical Center.