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Boy, 7, injured in deadly crash on I-75 in Pasco is released from hospital

TAMPA

Boy, 7, injured in fatal i-75 CRASH is released from st. joseph's

A 7-year-old boy injured in a crash that killed his half-brother Friday evening is out of the hospital. Damitri Scarberry is no longer listed as a patient at St. Joseph's Hospital in Tampa, a hospital spokeswoman said Sunday. Damitri, his sister Falynn Carter, 9, and his half-brother Cadence Walters, 5, were riding in a sport utility vehicle driven by their mother, 25-year-old Kimberly G. Scarberry, when one of the vehicle's right tires blew out around 6:45 p.m. on Interstate 75 in Pasco County. The SUV flipped several times before coming to a stop in the median, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. Cadence, who was not wearing a seat belt or other safety restraint, was pronounced dead at St. Joseph's. Kimberly Scarberry and Falynn were also treated and released from St. Joseph's. The family is from St. Petersburg.

TAMPA

Mobile home fire displaces four

A mobile home fire displaced four people Sunday afternoon, Hillsborough County Fire Rescue said. The fire consumed the mobile home on Middlesex Drive near Sussex Drive in Town 'N Country, leaving it a total loss, said shift commander William Bailey. Two children and a few of their friends were inside when the fire began, homeowner Paul Michaels told Bay News 9. They were all able to escape and there were no injuries. The cause of the fire is under investigation. The Red Cross was helping the displaced family Sunday afternoon.

Today's picks

HERNANDO COUNTY

Academia Hernando ends season with 'Love Letters' concert: The concert features Mickey and Jerry Mandel. 10 a.m.-noon, Nativity Lutheran Church, 6363 Commercial Way, Weeki Wachee. $7. (352) 597-0158.

Community Thanksgiving dinner: 6-8 p.m., Jerome Brown Community Center, 99 Jerome Brown Place, Brooksville. Sponsored by Christian Life Assembly of God and the Jesus and Me Ministry. (352) 340-9594 or (352) 597-1139.

PASCO COUNTY

Decorative Painting exhibit: 9 a.m.-8 p.m., Pasco-Hernando Community College, Alric C.T. Pottberg Library, 10230 Ridge Road, New Port Richey. Featuring the works of the Nature Coast Decorative Artists. Free. (727) 816-3229.

Today's meetings

HERNANDO COUNTY

Spring Hill Fire Rescue Commission, 9 a.m., 3445 Bob Hartung Court.

pasco county

Zephyrhills City Council, 6 p.m., City Hall, 5335 Eighth St.

Boy, 7, injured in deadly crash on I-75 in Pasco is released from hospital 11/21/10 [Last modified: Sunday, November 21, 2010 10:38pm]
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