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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.

NEW PORT RICHEY, FL – The Florida Highway Patrol said a car and a motorcycle were involved in a deadly collision in Pasco County on Monday morning.

According to the Tampa Bay Times, the incident took place at the intersection of Broadmoor Road and Rowan Road at about 11:15 a.m.

The FHP said a 24-year-old New Port Richey man was driving a sedan east on Broadmoor Drive when he turned into the intersection and struck a motorcycle that was going south on Rowan Road.

PASCO COUNTY, FL – The Florida Highway Patrol has released new details on a multi-vehicle accident that occurred in Pasco County last Thursday.

This is an update to a previous story.

According to WTVT, a 7-year-old Odessa girl died on Saturday from injuries sustained in the crash on State Road 54 and Lakepointe Parkway.

PASCO COUNTY, FL – Pasco County Fire Rescue reported it was at the scene of a crash Thursday afternoon that left four people injured.

The incident took place in the area of State Road 54 and Lakepointe Parkway.  The Florida Highway Patrol told WFLA that three drivers had stopped for traffic at that location.  Another driver, age 26, failed to stop and tried to avoid a collision but ended up hitting a stopped vehicle which collided with another vehicle.

The FHP said the 26-year-old kept heading east, hit the passenger side of a third vehicle, steered to the left and hit the tail light of a fourth vehicle.

ZEPHYRHILLS, FL – An accident in Pasco County Wednesday morning left a bicycle rider dead, according to a report by WFLA.

The Florida Highway Patrol said the incident occurred on County Road 54 in Zephyrhills, where the bicyclist and a Toyota Sienna van were both travelling eastbound in the early morning hours.

As they approached 16th Street, the bicycle was hit from behind by the Toyota and the bicycle rider was pronounced dead at the scene.  He was identified as a 28-year-old St. Petersburg man.

PASCO COUNTY, FL – The Florida Highway Patrol released details of a car accident that killed a driver in Pasco County last week.

According to the Suncoast News, the crash took place early Thursday morning on Willow Bend Parkway near French Lane at about 2:25 a.m.

The Florida Highway Patrol said a 35-year-old woman was driving a sedan eastbound when she was unable to negotiate a curve in the roadway.  The car went off the road and crashed into a tree on the shoulder.

WESLEY CHAPEL, FL – State troopers said an accident in Pasco County Tuesday morning left a driver dead.

According to WFLA, the crash happened on Interstate 75 near the exit for State Road 56 in Wesley Chapel.  The Florida Highway Patrol said a Dade City man was driving south on I-75 when he attempted to change lanes for the exit to State Road 56.  At that point he lost control of the vehicle and drove onto the shoulder of the interstate, where the vehicle flipped over and ended up in the tree line.

The 58-year-old victim, whose name was not released, was pronounced dead at the scene.

PASCO COUNTY, FL – Two teenagers were killed when their car was involved in a rollover wreck in Pasco County early Monday, state troopers said.

A report by WTFS states that a total of five teens were in the vehicle when the accident occurred on US-41 in Lutz shortly after midnight.  The Florida Highway Patrol said the driver of a 2011 Honda Accord lost control of the vehicle near Northwood Drive and crashed into a ditch, where the car then overturned.

The driver, a 18-year-old Land O’Lakes man, and a back seat passenger, a 19-year-old Spring Hill woman, were thrown from the vehicle and suffered fatal injuries.  The victims were not wearing seat belts, according to troopers.

PASCO COUNTY, FL – State troopers said a driver left the scene of a fatal bicycle accident in Pasco County, the Tampa Bay Times reports.

According to the Florida Highway Patrol, a woman was riding a bicycle Sunday night in the area of Flint Street and Little Road when the incident took place at about 7:30 p.m.  As the bicyclist was headed south on the sidewalk along Little Road, she was involved in a collision with a vehicle going west at Flint Street.

The bicycle rider, a 46-year-old woman from New Port Richey, was pronounced dead after being taken to an area hospital.  A search is underway for the driver of the vehicle, though no description has been released as of yet.

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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