Category: US-19

Clearwater motorcyclist injured in hit-and-run

TAMPA – A Clearwater motorcyclist was injured Friday night when a car pulled in front of him, deputies said. Gregory Conklin, 52, of 2134 Bradford St., was thrown 30 feet from his 1991 Harley-Davidson about 11:30 p.m. at Fisher and Curlew roads. He was not wearing a helmet, the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office said. Conklin

“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

“New Port Richey cracking down on jaywalkers”

In New Port Richey, officials are dedicating extra patrols to catching jaywalkers. As a result, someone who plans to cross U.S. 19 without using a crosswalk could very well get a ticket for jaywalking. In January alone, more than 30 citations were given to jaywalkers. Anyone who gets a ticket for jaywalking has to pay

“Hudson woman dies after being hit by truck on U.S. 19”

A Hudson woman was killed as she walked along U.S. Highway 19 on Tuesday evening, the Florida Highway Patrol said. According to a report, about 7:48 p.m. Jaculine D. Wakefield, 39, was walking across the southbound lanes of U.S. 19 south of Sanderling Lane, crossing the path of a 2004 Dodge Ram PK. The right