St. Lucie County, FL (April 5, 2019) - Two people lost their lives in a two-vehicle crash on Thursday, April 4th. The incident took place on Midway Road near Okeechobee Road.
According to reports from the Florida Highway Patrol, 44-year-old Gary Walter Gerber and 49-year-old Tammy Lynn Radford were traveling in a 2010 Ford Ranger in the northbound lanes of West Midway with Gerber operating the vehicle. When they arrived at an intersection, Gerber's truck collided with a 2004 semi truck driven by 53-year-old Javier Gomez, of Okeechobee.
Both Gerber and Radford died at the scene of the crash, while Gomez suffered minor injuries. Police are still investigating but they say that alcohol did not play a role in the crash. There is no word on any charges at this time.
We wish to extend our most sincere condolences to the families of Gary Walter Gerber and Tammy Lynn Radford in this tragic crash in St. Lucie County. Losing a loved one to a car accident brings an indescribable amount of grief and pain to those left behind. It may take months and even years for a family to begin the healing process following such a tragic event.
If you find yourself in this unfortunate situation, there is help available. At Rubenstein Law, our Florida personal injury attorneys have assisted car accident victims as well as their families for over three decades. We bring a tough, yet compassionate approach to our cases as we understand the difficult nature of what you are dealing with. We are here for you 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
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