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Spring Hill man is identified as victim of fatal crash


Spring hill man

is identified as fatal crash victim

The Florida Highway Patrol has identified the victim of a fatal collision Wednesday afternoon at U.S. 98 and Citrus Way as Robert Edward Hardemon, 48, of Spring Hill. Another man in the vehicle, Lester Robert Hardemon, 73, received minor injuries when the southbound 2005 Chevrolet Monte Carlo collided with an eastbound 2005 Sterling flatbed truck, the FHP reported. The car was attempting to turn left onto U.S. 98 when it struck the left side of the truck's trailer. The driver of the truck, Charles Eugene Goff, 64, of Seffner was uninjured. The report said that Robert Hardemon was not wearing a seat belt and was ejected from the right-front passenger seat. He was pronounced dead at the scene.


Teens, time is running out to get photos in

Today is the deadline for teens to enter their photos in the Teen Photo Gallery Night that will be from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Spring Hill Branch/Harold G. Zopp Memorial Library, 9220 Spring Hill Drive. Take the photos to any of the branch libraries during business hours today. At Tuesday's event, first- and second-place winners will each receive a $25 gift card. Dressy attire is preferred for those attending the event. Refreshments will be served. For complete rules and submission guidelines, visit the Web site at or stop by any library branch.


Firefighters will have their boots out today

Members of Spring Hill Local 2794 of the International Association of Firefighters will be at intersections throughout Spring Hill from 3 to 6 p.m. today to collect donations for the annual Fill the Boot campaign for the Muscular Dystrophy Association. This year's goal is to raise $15,000. Proceeds help provide services to local families, such as medical care at MDA clinics, summer camps for children, purchases and repairs of wheelchairs, leg braces or communication devices, as well scientific research.

Bunco will benefit high school baseball

Hernando High Baseball Boosters will host a Bunco Bash for Baseball at 6:30 p.m. today at the SNPJ Lodge/Suncoast Dance Party Center, 13383 County Line Road. The event includes food, raffles, prizes and more. Some of the raffle prizes include tickets to a Tampa Bay Rays game vs. the New York Yankees and a Tennessee mountain vacation. Tickets are $20. Call Tracy Gates at (352) 799-7441 or (727) 992-3320.

Today's meeting

Hernando County Sheriff's Office/Deputy Sheriff Unit, collective bargaining negotiations, 2 p.m., Sheriff's Office, 18900 Cortez Blvd., Brooksville.

Today's pick

Rock Band Jam Session for teens: 1-3 p.m., Spring Hill Branch/Harold G. Zopp Memorial Library, 9220 Spring Hill Drive. One band will be selected to compete at the Rock Band Rock Off Tournament at 2 p.m. June 19 at the Spring Hill Branch Library. (352) 540-6391.

Spring Hill man is identified as victim of fatal crash 06/11/09 [Last modified: Thursday, June 11, 2009 7:01pm]
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