Lutz, FL (January 12, 2020) - A 46-year-old woman was killed in a two-car crash on US 41 in Lutz. The crash took place on Saturday, January 11th.
According to the Florida Highway Patrol, Debra Beltramea was traveling southbound on US 41 near Sunset Lane. Beltramea attempted to make a U-turn at Sunset when her vehicle collided with a vehicle traveling in the opposite direction. Both vehicles then spun around before coming to rest in the northbound lanes of the roadway. Beltramea was later pronounced dead as a result of her injuries. There is no word on whether the other driver was injured.
Police have not released any additional information at this time.
Florida experienced just over 3,000 traffic fatalities in 2018. Although this number was down slightly from prior years, the rate of fatal crashes in our state remains high. This is due in large part to the presence of negligent drivers on our roadways. Our thoughts go out to the family of Debra Beltramea during this difficult time.
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