UK woman killed after crashing into pickup truck


PUNTA GORDA, Fla. — A U.K. woman has been pronounced dead after turning in front of a pickup truck and crashing Saturday afternoon in Punta Gorda.

According to the Florida Highway Patrol (FHP), two people from the United Kingdom were traveling in an SUV east on Jones Loop Road towards Interstate 75.

While trying to turn left onto I-75, the SUV pulled out in front of a pickup truck and its right side was hit by the front of the truck, FHP said.

According to the report, the passenger in the SUV was taken to the hospital and later pronounced dead.

The drivers of the SUV and truck suffered minor injuries, FHP said.

This crash remains an active investigation.


Tags: Deadly crashFlorida Highway PatrolPickup truckPunta GordaSUVUnited Kingdom


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