Make us your home page
Instagram

Today’s top headlines delivered to you daily.

(View our Privacy Policy)

One killed, three hurt in crash on U.S. 41 in Lutz

LUTZ

Crash on U.S. 41 leaves one dead, three injured

An elderly woman was killed and three people were injured Monday when two vehicles collided on U.S. 41. A northbound Jeep Cherokee smashed into a southbound Toyota Camry that was turning left onto County Line Road, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. Troopers said a passenger in the Toyota, Violeta Reyes, 80, of Land O'Lakes died. She was wearing her seat belt. Her husband, Antonio Reyes, 87, was driving the Toyota. He was taken to St. Joseph's Hospital in serious condition. Susan Marie Wicklund, 48, of New Port Richey was driving the Jeep and was seriously injured. Passenger Melissa Jeanne Cothard, 26, of Holiday, was also seriously injured after she was thrown from the vehicle. The FHP is investigating to determine whether any citations will be issued.

NEW PORT RICHEY

Safety tips for kids with hearing loss

The Sertoma Speech & Hearing Foundation and Deaf & Hard of Hearing Services of Florida will offer a free presentation from 8 to 11 a.m. Saturday on water safety for kids with hearing loss. The event will be at the New Port Richey Recreation and Aquatic Center, 6640 Van Buren St. The format is geared toward youth who are deaf or hard of hearing, and this event will be interpreted. For details or to make a reservation, call Jenny at (727) 853-1010.

DADE CITY

Democratic Club will hold meeting

The East Pasco Democratic Club will meet at 7 p.m. Monday at Cream's Deli on the corner of 7th Street and Church Avenue. The club will be working on strategies for the upcoming election. For more information, call Diane Parker at (813) 778-6743 or (813) 312-9093.

NEW PORT RICHEY

Meet School Board candidate at event

School Board candidate Karen King will hold a "Meet and Greet" from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Sept. 22 at Lonzalo's Pizzeria & Ristorante, 3104 Town Ave. She will face Alison Crumbley in the Nov. 2 election for the open seat in District 4.

PORT RICHEY

Vendors sought for bazaar, crafts fair

Members of the Jewish Community Center of West Pasco are seeking vendors for an indoor holiday fashion bazaar and crafts fair to be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 21 at the center, 9841 Scenic Drive. They seek new items only, including clothing and accessories, linens, jewelry, cell phone accessories, crafts and holiday items. Two chairs and a 36-inch by 96-inch table are $25. Reservations should be made by Oct. 8. Call Gene at (813) 230-7143 or e-mail gene11025@tampabay.rr.com.

This article has been revised to reflect the following correction: Melissa Jeanne Cothard, the passenger in a Jeep that collided with another car Monday at U.S. 41 and County Line Road, suffered serious injuries after being ejected from the vehicle. Due to incorrect information provided by the Florida Highway Patrol, an earlier version of this story misstated who was ejected.

One killed, three hurt in crash on U.S. 41 in Lutz 09/14/10 [Last modified: Wednesday, September 15, 2010 1:20pm]
Photo reprints | Article reprints

© 2017 Tampa Bay Times

    

Join the discussion: Click to view comments, add yours

Loading...
  1. Dirk Koetter says Bucs used team meeting to discuss social issues

    Bucs

    Four days before their preseason home opener against the Cleveland Browns, which had 12 players not stand for the national anthem prior to their last game, the Bucs used their team meeting to discuss social issues that might have led to that demonstration, coach Dirk Koetter said.

    "The main thing is we have to respect everybody's opinion," Dirk Koetter said, "because everybody is not going to agree." [AP photo]
  2. Rookie tight end Antony Auclair making case to stick with Bucs

    Bucs

    Don't let his modest preseason stats fool you: Antony Auclair, the undrafted rookie tight end from Canada is making a strong case to stick around on the Bucs' 53-man roster this season.

    Bucs tight end Antony Auclair (82) collides with a defender following a catch during training camp. [CHARLIE KAIJO   |   Times]
  3. Who is that 'Blacks for Trump' guy standing behind the president at his Phoenix rally

    National

    At a number of political rallies over the last two years, a character calling himself "Michael the Black Man" has appeared in the crowd directly behind Donald Trump, impossible to miss and possibly planted.

    Michael the Black Man, variously known as Michael Symonette, Maurice Woodside and Mikael Israel, holds up a sign as President Donald Trump speaks to a crowd at the Phoenix Convention Center during a rally on Tuesday in Phoenix, Arizona.  [Ralph Freso | Getty Images]
  4. Off-duty Manatee County deputy saves couple from burning car

    Public Safety

    MANATEE COUNTY — Neil and Claudia Cook are lucky to be alive after an off-duty deputy spotted them trapped in their smoking car and rescued them just before it became engulfed in flames on …

    Neil and Claudia Cook were trapped in their smoking car on Sunday when an off-duty deputy kicked out the window, rescuing them just before the car became engulfed in flames. [Courtesy of Manatee County Sheriff's Office]
  5. Hillary Clinton said her 'skin crawled' when Donald Trump stood behind her on debate stage

    National

    In her most detailed public comments about what happened during the second presidential debate, Hillary Clinton said her "skin crawled" as Donald Trump loomed behind her on the stage in St. Louis last October.

    Hillary Clinton speaks as Donald Trump listens during the second presidential debate at Washington University in St. Louis on Oct. 9, 2016. In her upcoming book, Clinton says "It was incredibly uncomfortable. He was literally breathing down my neck. My skin crawled." [Pool photo by Rick T. Wilking via AP]