Month: March 2011

“Clearwater man accused in two hit-and-run crashes just blocks apart”

CLEARWATER — A Clearwater man was drunk Tuesday night when he crashed into two vehicles in two separate accidents within a mile of each other and didn’t stop at either, according to arrest reports.Stephen M. Provenzano, 24, of 300 Gunn Ave., No. 2, was charged with driving under the influence, leaving the scene of an

“Woman killed in wreck during commute”

A 27-year-old Daytona Beach woman killed in a head-on crash in Marion County last week had just moved to the area six weeks ago, family friend Ron Sayyah said Monday.Elizabeth Rose Hart was pronounced dead at the scene on Wednesday after the Dodge Caliber she was driving collided head-on with a pickup driven by Michael

“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

“Worker Hurt When Car Hits Dealership”

ORANGE CITY, Fla. — An employee in his 50s was seriously hurt Wednesday afternoon when a vehicle slammed into a building at a car dealership in Orange City.It happened at the Coggin DeLand Ford Lincoln dealership on Volusia Avenue.Video from Chopper 2 showed a car went through a wall in the service area of the

“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