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PASCO CO., FL – Emergency crews were called to the scene of a vehicle fire on I-275 near Wesley Chapel early Monday.

According to WFLA, the incident happened sometime before 5 a.m. in the northbound lanes of the interstate at the I-75 interchange.

It is unclear at this time what may have sparked the fire, or if anyone inside the vehicle was injured as a result. Our team will continue to monitor this developing story and provide any updates as they are made publicly available.

ZEPHYRHILLS, FL – Two people were hospitalized today after a vehicle they were working under fell on top of them, reports WFLA.

The incident happened on Windknob Court at an unspecified time on April 18. Pasco County Fire Rescue designated the men as trauma alerts and scrambled two medical helicopters to the area.

Little else is known about the incident at this time. We will provide updates as possible.

LAND O’ LAKES, FL – A pedestrian was killed by a driver in a Land O’ Lakes parking lot on Monday reports FOX 13.

The collision happened in the parking lot of a permanently closed dance and gymnastics center on Venezia Drive near SR-54. a driver in a black Jeep Wrangler ran over an adult pedestrian and fled the scene.

The victim died of their injuries.

WESLEY CHAPEL, FL – A man died and three people suffered serious injuries after a collision on FL-54 Thursday morning.

The fatal crash happened around 10:15 a.m. as a Zephyrhills man was traveling eastbound in an SUV approaching Foxwood Boulevard reports the Tampa Free Press.

The 79-year-old man lost control of the SUV and crashed into several construction barrels on the outside shoulder. The SUV then crossed the roadway and struck an oncoming van nearly head-on.

PASCO COUNTY, FL – An 86-year-old man died following a two-vehicle collision in New Port Richey Monday afternoon.

According to the Tampa Bay Times, the fatal collision happened around noon on Ridge Road just east of Regency Park Boulevard.

The man was exiting a private driveway onto Ridge Road when an eastbound driver in a sedan struck the side of his vehicle.

LUTZ, FL – A 31-year-old man from Land O’Lakes was struck and injured by a driver while riding his bike in Pasco County Saturday morning.

According to FOX13, the crash happened at the intersection of Dale Mabry Highway and US-41 around 5:40 a.m.

The man was riding his bicycle on the outside shoulder of Dale Mabry Highway when he was struck by a driver. He was thrown into the roadway where he was struck again by a man on a motorcycle.

PALM HARBOR, FL – A 23-year-old man lost his life after a crash on US-19 northbound in Palm Harbor Tuesday morning.

According to FOX13, the crash happened around 5:20 a.m. in the northbound lanes of the highway near Curlew Road.

The 23-year-old man from Holiday was traveling in a Nissan sedan behind the tractor-trailer. For “unknown reasons” the man crashed into the rear of the truck.

PASCO COUNTY, FL – Two women from Zephyrhills were killed after a single-vehicle accident in Pasco County early Saturday morning.

A 25-year-old driver was headed south on Crystal Springs Road just past Douglas Road around 2 a.m. Saturday, reports the Tampa Bay Times.

She lost control of the vehicle and swerved into the east shoulder of the roadway before crashing into a tree.

PASCO COUNTY, FL – A man from Zephyrhills has died and a passenger was seriously injured after a motorcycle crash in Hudson Sunday evening.

According to The Free Press the 47-year-old man was operating a motorcycle with a 14-year-old girl as a passenger on US-19 near Bolton Avenue.

An 87-year-old Hudson man was driving a car northbound on the highway when they approached Bolton Avenue to make a U-turn. He drove into the path of the motorcycle and crashed into it as it was in the inside lanes of southbound US-19.

HOLIDAY, FL – A teacher at Anclote High School in Pasco County passed away from her injuries after she was hit by a vehicle in the school’s parking lot last Thursday.

Ciara McKeon was hit by a 24-year-old driver in a Kia Sorento in the parking lot at the start of the school day. Coach McKeon, as she was known by students and staff, was airlifted to Tampa General Hospital after being freed from underneath the SUV.

According to NBC2, the 28-year-old physical education teacher and tennis coach succumbed to critical injuries on Feb. 11. The driver who hit McKeon said they did not see her in the parking lot.

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