Pasco County, FL (October 14, 2020) - A 15-year-old girl lost her life in a Monday car accident in Pasco County. The crash happened around 3:13 p.m. on County Line Road near Springtime Street.
Police say that a 62-year-old driver was in a flatbed tow truck and backing out of a driveway when he backed into the path of an eastbound Mazda Miata. The Miata, driven by a 17-year-old boy from Spring Hill, collided with the flatbed section of the truck. A 15-year-old passenger in the Miata lost her life in the crash. There is no word on whether any other injuries were sustained as a result of the accident and police have not identified anyone who was involved.
An investigation into the accident was underway. There is no further information at this time.
The loss of a loved one in a Florida car accident is one of the most devastating events that a family member will have to endure. Sadly, fatal accidents take place in Florida about eight times each day and many of the victims are innocent motorists who were simply in the wrong place at the wrong time.
Our condolences are with the family of the girl who lost her life in this Paso County car accident.
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