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Fatal Crash On Tamiami Trail In Venice Claims Life Of Wisconsin Woman And Seriously Injured Two Others

VENICE FL – Florida Highway Patrol announced a fatal accident that has claimed the life of a 74-year-old woman from Wisconsin.

The accident took place Friday Morning, as sedan driven by a 74-year-old man from Marinette Wisconsin was traveling with a 73-year-old woman also from Marinette was traveling south in the left turn lane approaching the entrance to a Lowes Home Improvement store.

As the sedan was approaching the intersection from the south, a 63-year-old man from Venice Florida has northbound on Tamiami Trail driving a pick-up truck approaching the same intersection from the opposite direction.

At 7:55 AM the 74-year-old man from Wisconsin failed to yield to the oncoming pickup truck and attempted to turn left from the turn lane into the Lowes Parking lot.

The sedan traveled directly into the path of the pickup and the front of the pickup crashed into the left side of the sedan at speed.

The forece of the collision caused the 73-year-old woman riding as a passenger in the sedan to be fatally injured in the crash.

Both the driver of the sedan and the driver of the pickup truck were in serious condition and transported to area hospitals for emergency medical treatment.

FHP has stated that crash remains under investigation.



Stephen M. Fernandez developed a strong belief in justice and fairness in public policy while earning his Political Science degree prior to attending law school. Since joining the Florida Bar Association in 2004, Stephen Fernandez has combined his background in public policy, business administration and civil law to serve as a highly effective trial lawyer fighting for Florida's injured, working hard every day to make sure his clients get what they are owed.

Fatal Crash On Tamiami Trail In Venice Claims Life Of Wisconsin Woman And Seriously Injured Two Others

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