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DADE CITY, FL – A motorcyclist died after colliding with a vehicle in Pasco County on Saturday night, reports Pasco News Online.

The fatal wreck occurred in the 1300 block of Bellamy Brothers Boulevard in Dade City at about 8:25 p.m.  The Florida Highway Patrol said the driver of a Lincoln MKX was trying to make a left turn into a private driveway when the operator of a Kawasaki Ninja motorcycle entered the vehicle’s path and was hit.  The motorcycle rider, a 27-year-old man from Spring Hill, was thrown from the bike and pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the Lincoln, a 27-year-old woman from Dade City, was not injured in the incident.

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DADE CITY, FL – The Florida Highway Patrol said a stolen vehicle was involved in a fatal crash in Pasco County on Saturday morning, Patch New Port Richey reports.

The incident occurred in Dade City, in the 33600 block of Clinton Avenue.  The FHP said a man was driving a Ford pickup truck believed to have been stolen from Zephyrhills.  As he headed east on Clinton Avenue at about 8:40 a.m, the pickup went onto the south shoulder, hit a utility pole, struck a fence and then overturned.

A passenger in the vehicle, a 30-year-old woman from Lakeland, was taken to an area hospital where she was pronounced dead.  The driver, believed to be a 40-year-old Lakeland man, fled the scene on foot.

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DADE CITY, FL – Two pickup trucks were involved in a fatal collision in Pasco County early Saturday morning, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

Lutz Patch reported details of the wreck that occurred on St. Joe Road near Robert Barns Road at about 2:50 a.m.  An investigation indicated that a 63-year-old man was driving a pickup truck west when he lost control of the vehicle and entered the eastbound lane.  The pickup collided nearly head-on with another pickup truck that was going east.

The first vehicle overturned and the driver, a Dade City resident, was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the second vehicle, a 20-year-old Dade City man, and his passenger sustained minor injuries.

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PASCO COUNTY, FL – One person was killed and three others injured in a collision in Pasco County early Saturday morning, according to a New Port Richey Patch report.

The Florida Highway Patrol said two trucks collided nearly head-on on County Road 578 just west of Robert Barns Road at about 2:50 a.m.  The investigation found that a man lost control of his truck while driving west and entered the eastbound lane, resulting in the crash with the other vehicle.  The first truck overturned while the second ended up on the shoulder of the roadway.

The driver of the first truck, a 63-year-old man from Dade City, was pronounced dead at the scene.  The other driver, a 20-year-old Dade City man, and his two passengers sustained minor injuries.

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DADE CITY, FL – The Florida Highway Patrol said one of its patrol cars was involved in a fatal accident in Pasco County on Saturday night.

According to a report by WTSP, the incident occurred on U.S. 301 near Desrosier Road in Dade City.

The FHP said a state trooper was driving a patrol car northbound at 9:49 p.m. and struck a woman riding a bicycle near the centerline of the highway. The woman, a 40-year-old Lacoochee resident, was pronounced dead at the scene. Her name was not immediately released.

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DADE CITY, FL –  The Florida Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal hit-and-run incident that occurred in Pasco County Tuesday night.

The Tampa Bay Times reports the crash happened on Tait Avenue near Lee Avenue in Dade City at about 8:35 p.m.

The FHP said a 42-year-old man was riding a bicycle north across Tait Avenue when he was struck by a westbound vehicle.  The bicyclist, a Dade City resident, was taken to an area hospital where he was pronounced dead.

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PASCO COUNTY, FL – A multi-vehicle accident in Pasco County left a motorcycle rider dead, the Florida Highway Patrol said.

According to a report by WFLA, the incident happened Sunday night on Interstate 75 near Blanton Road in Dade City at about 6:35 p.m.

The FHP said a 75-year-old motorcyclist was trying to merge from the I-75 entrance ramp and collided with a sedan in the right lane.  The motorcycle kept going into the center lane and was hit by a pickup truck.

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DADE CITY, FL – Rescue crews responded to the scene of a crash in Dade City on Tuesday afternoon that left seven people injured.

According to the Tampa Bay Times, the accident happened on U.S. 301 near Beth Street and was reported at about 4:15 p.m.

Pasco County Fire Rescue said two of the injured victims were hospitalized as trauma alerts, but no further details were released on their conditions.  Two vehicles were reported to have sustained heavy damage in the wreck.

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DADE CITY, FL – An elderly woman died when her sedan was involved in an accident in Dade City Saturday evening.

The accident happened at the intersection of US-301 and Payne Road at about 6:30 p.m., according to WTSP.

The Florida Highway Patrol said an 80-year-old woman was driving a sedan when her vehicle hit a tractor-trailer.  The FHP did not release details on the circumstances that led to the collision.

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DADE CITY, FL – State troopers are continuing their search for the driver who left the scene of a crash that killed a pedestrian in Pasco County, WFLA reports.

The Florida Highway Patrol said it is seeking out tips from the public in solving the incident that occurred April 17 along US 301 at about 3:30 a.m.  According to investigators, a driver’s vehicle went off the roadway, hit a traffic sign and then struck a woman who was walking along the grass shoulder of US 301.

The victim, a 49-year-old Dade City woman, suffered fatal injuries and troopers said the driver involved did not stop to help.

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