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East County Saturday, Feb. 20, 2021 2 weeks ago

One dead after head-on collision in Myakka City

State Road 70 accident leaves a 79-year-old woman dead and a 38-year-old man in serious condition.
by: Jay Heater Managing Editor

A 79-year-old woman traveling east on State Road 70 in Myakka City Friday evening crossed the center line and was killed when her car crashed head-on into a pick-up truck.

The Florida Highway Patrol report did not identify the woman, who was from Jackson, Mich. The pick-up was driven by a 38-year-old Parrish man who is in serious condition.

The accident occurred at 7:11 p.m. just east of Mobley Pond Lane. The Florida Highway Patrol is investigating.




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