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East County Sunday, Oct. 31, 2021 2 months ago

Teen driver critical after east Bradenton crash

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A 16-year-old Myakka City boy is in critical condition at Blake Hospital in Bradenton after a Sunday morning crash on S.R. 64.
by: Jay Heater Managing Editor

A 16-year-old Myakka City boy is in critical condition after a Sunday morning crash on State Road 64 near Waterbury Road.

A Florida Highway Patrol report said the boy was driving a pickup truck east on S.R. 64 east of Waterbury Road. At 6:25 a.m., the boy failed to negotiate a curve, with the pickup traveling off the grass shoulder and striking a concrete utility pole.

The vehicle was engulfed in flames. The boy was airlifted to Blake Medical Center.

 

 

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