Hernando County, FL (July 10, 2019) - A woman died and a man sustained serious injuries in a crash that took place on Monday, July 8th in Hernando County. The incident occurred just after 11:50 a.m. on US-19, near Berkeley Manor Boulevard.
The Florida Highway Patrol was called to the crash scene. Investigators say that 78-year-old Lynne G. Deorsey was driving a 2005 Saturn Ion southbound on US-19 when she crossed over the median. Deorsey’s car then struck a 2008 Chevrolet Silverado head-on. The Silverado driver has been identified as 60-year-old Marshall D. Gause.
Deorsey was taken to a local hospital, where she was later pronounced dead. Gause was treated at Regional Medical Center at Bayonet Point. His injuries are not believed to be life-threatening. Police continue to investigate the crash.
This year, about 400,000 crashes will take place in Florida. Many of these accidents will also involve injury or death to the victims. When an innocent person has been hurt in a car accident, there are valuable legal rights that can apply to the situation. Florida car accident victims may have the right to recover sums of money for pain and suffering, lost wages, and the cost of their medical treatment.
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