News: Woman, 76, killed in Hernando County pickup truck crash


HERNANDO COUNTY, FL – A pickup truck accident in Hernando County Friday morning left an elderly driver dead, the Florida Highway Patrol said.

A report by The Free Press stated that the accident happened at the intersection of Snow Hill Road and Snow Memorial Highway shortly before 7:30 a.m.  The FHP said a 76-year-old woman was driving a Ford F-150 pickup truck east on Snow Hill Road but failed to stop completely for a posted stop sign.  A 26-year-old Dover man driving a Ford F-550 south on Snow Memorial Highway and crashed into the side of the pickup truck.

The pickup truck overturned and struck a tree.  The Ford F-150 driver, a Hernando resident, was pronounced dead at the scene.

If you or a loved one suffered injuries in a car accident due to another driver’s mistakes or negligent driving behavior, the state of Florida has laws that may make certain types of damages legally available to you and your family, including compensation for medical expenses, lost wages, mental anguish, pain and suffering, disfigurement and physical impairment. The Hernando County Car Accident Lawyers at Whittel & Melton have the skill and experience to get you the full amount of the money you deserve after a traumatic wreck.  To schedule a free initial consultation, contact us online or by phone at 866-608-5529.

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