Woman killed in Spring Hill crash identified

SPRING HILL

Woman killed in three-car crash Friday identified

Authorities have identified 62-year-old Iren Pivarcsi of Spring Hill as the woman who died Friday afternoon in a three-vehicle collision at Cortez and Mariner boulevards. The wreck occurred about 1:45 p.m., according to the Florida Highway Patrol, when a 2004 Mitsubishi sport utility vehicle driven by Melissa Renaud, 42, of Spring Hill, heading west on Cortez, ran a red light and struck a 2009 Hyundai driven by P.J. Cornacchioli, 67, of Spring Hill, who was driving south on Mariner and attempting to make a left turn onto Cortez. Renaud's SUV then struck the driver's side of Pivarcsi's 2002 Chrysler, which also was southbound on Mariner, pushing the vehicle into the median on Cortez. Pivarcsi was pronounced dead at the scene. Renaud, Cornacchioli and a passenger in Cornacchioli's car suffered no serious injuries. The wreck remains under investigation. Anyone who witnessed the crash is asked to contact the FHP at 1-800-500-1240.

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Program seeks senior volunteers

The Retired Senior Volunteer Program needs volunteers 55 and older. Volunteer opportunities include working in thrift stores, clerical, mentoring, tutoring, teacher's aide, teen pregnancy, Meals on Wheels, senior centers, museum docent or researcher, library, food banks, animal care, and child or elder programs. To learn more, stop by the RSVP Welcome Center, 880 Kennedy Blvd., Brooksville, or call (352) 796-8117. The center is open from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays.

Tax offices will be closed Monday

The Hernando County tax collector's offices will be closed Monday for training purposes and will reopen at 8 a.m. Tuesday. Offices are at: Room 112, Hernando County Government Center, 20 N Main St., Brooksville, and Westside Government Center, 7489 Forest Oaks Blvd., Spring Hill. For information, call (352) 754-4180.

Today's picks

'Being of Sound Mind' continues at Stage West: 2 p.m., 8390 Forest Oaks Blvd., Spring Hill. $10. (352) 683-5113.

Hernando Jazz Society presents 'Mostly Broadway': 1:30-4:30 p.m., Wellington Clubhouse, 400 Wexford Blvd., Spring Hill. $9 for nonmembers. (352) 799-9690.

Kids' Karnival: 2-4 p.m., Spring Hill United Church of Christ, 4244 Mariner Blvd., Spring Hill.

West Florida BirdMart: 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Hernando County Fairgrounds, 6436 Broad St, Brooksville. $4 for adults, 11 and younger free.

Woman killed in Spring Hill crash identified 10/09/10 [Last modified: Saturday, October 9, 2010 1:03pm]

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