Category: Florida Highway Patrol

“Woman cited with careless driving in three-car wreck”

NAVARRE — A Cantonment woman was cited for careless driving after running into the rear of a car, which then struck the vehicle in front of it.Vera Daniel, 55, was seriously injured in the 10 a.m. wreck Tuesday morning, according to the Florida Highway Patrol media release.She was heading east on U.S. Highway 98 when

“Three die in crash in Suwannee County”

Three people were killed, including one from Lake City, in a two-car crash in Suwannee County Friday morning, reported the Florida Highway Patrol.Killed were Oedis Walter Blanks, 69, of Lake City; Dorothy Lee Sherman, 53, of Harris Township, Mich.; and a passenger in her car whose identity was not available but was also from Harris

“Bradenton man dies in S.R. 70 crash”

A 56-year-old Bradenton man died in a traffic accident Wednesday night. According to the Florida Highway Patrol: At about 8:10 p.m., Frank James Constantino was eastbound on State Road 70. Neil Ordway, 81, of Sarasota, turned left onto S.R. 70 from 1st Street. Ordway’s sport utility vehicle collided with Constantino’s vehicle.Constantino died at the scene.Charges

“Motorcyclist dies in crash with car”

A motorcyclist trying to pass a car as it turned off Bee Ridge Road was thrown from the bike and died from the impact Saturday, the Florida Highway Patrol said.Christopher L. Farr, 26, of Sarasota was killed in the accident, which occurred shortly before noon on Saturday.Both Farr and Sarasota resident Maria Wieters, 25, were

“ATV rider killed after collision with cable across roadway in Pahokee”

PAHOKEE — A 24-year-old man riding an all-terrain vehicle died Friday evening after colliding a with a wire cable line that blocked off part of a dirt road, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.Jervenski Javon Parker, of Pahokee, was riding northward on a dirt road south of Rim Canal and Section 20 roads at about

“Two motorcyclists injured in fatal crash identified”

Police on Thursday identified two motorcyclists who were injured in an accident that killed a man late Tuesday night. Robert Moore, 38, and Nicole Moore, 41, both of Holiday, were airlifted to Bayfront Medical Center in St. Petersburg after the accident that happened around 11:15 p.m. on U.S. 19 near Tookes Road. On Thursday evening,

“Bicyclist struck, killed on Alt. U.S. 19 in Palm Harbor”

PALM HARBOR — A retired schoolteacher and father of three from Ontario was struck by an SUV and killed Wednesday night while riding his bike on Alt. U.S. 19.His death marks at least the 16th bicycle fatality involving vehicles in Pinellas, Pasco and Hillsborough counties since July.Michael J. McGowan, 62, and his wife were headed

“Troopers looking for hit-and-run driver”

SPRING HILL – The Florida Highway Patrol is investigating a hit-and-run accident that damaged a house and two vehicles Saturday morning.The driver and vehicle involved in the accident have not been found.Troopers said the vehicle is possibly a maroon Jeep Cherokee based on the bumper cover that was left at the scene of the crash.The

“5 injured in crash on U.S. 19 in Palm Harbor”

PALM HARBOR — Five people were seriously injured in an accident on U.S. 19 just north of Alderman Road Tuesday morning.Witnesses and authorities said that about 10:15 a.m., a Pontiac GTO traveling north on U.S. 19 at a high rate of speed collided with a Toyota Highlander turning north onto U.S. 19 from Colonial Boulevard.After

“Bicyclist airlifted after accident”

MANATEE – A 31-yearold man was airlifted to Bayfront Medical Center in St. Petersburg with life-threatening injuries after his bicycle collided with a car Saturday afternoon, the Florida Highway Patrol reports. The accident occurred at about 4:45 p.m. in the 2500 block of Cortez Road when the bicyclist was weaving in and out of stopped