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U.S. 98 and Citrus Way in northern Hernando, the scene of Monday’s fatal crash, is notoriously dangerous, officials say.Florida Highway Patrol

Five dead, two injured in fiery crash north of Brooksville

BROOKSVILLE — All five people inside a pickup were killed Monday after it was struck by a box truck and burst into flames so intense that officials were unable to identify its occupants by nightfall. The Chevrolet pickup was heading west on U.S. 98 in northern Hernando County about 10:30 a.m. The box truck was trav …

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  1. Five dead, two injured in fiery crash north of Brooksville

    Public Safety

    BROOKSVILLE — All five people inside a pickup were killed Monday after it was struck by a box truck and burst into flames so intense that officials were unable to identify its occupants by nightfall.

    U.S. 98 and Citrus Way in northern Hernando, the scene of Monday’s fatal crash, is notoriously dangerous, officials say.
  2. One year later, a mother still seeks justice in her daughter's death

    Human Interest

    Donna Bryan still expects to hear the phone ring.

    Donna and Gary Bryan lost their daughter Katherine Hoover, and an unborn grandchild, when Katherine was shot in the head in July 2014. Her death was later ruled accidental.
  3. Manufacturer Leggett & Platt to hire 120 at Pasco facility

    Business

    Manufacturer Leggett & Platt will be locating a new facility in northwest Pasco County near Spring Hill that will create more than 120 jobs.

  4. 2-year-old boy who lost foot in lawn mower accident returns home

    News

    Zayden Collins, the 2-year-old boy who lost his right foot in a lawn mower accident Saturday, returned home from the hospital on Thursday, his family said.

    Zayden Collins, left, lies at the hospital with his cousin Christopher Littlepage.
  5. Hernando Briefs for July 24

    Briefs

    SPRING HILL

    Baseball team hosts pancake breakfast

  6. Principals chosen for two Hernando schools

    K12

    Two Hernando County schools will have new leaders for the upcoming academic year.

  7. Advocates say state should spend more money on money-making Weeki Wachee park

    Tourism

    WEEKI WACHEE

    John Athanason pointed to the wavy, white concrete roof over the mermaid theater at Weeki Wachee Springs State Park.

    Thomas Rinaldo and his grandson, JoJo Goodison, float near the restored clamshell roof of the mermaid theater at Weeki Wachee Springs State Park on Monday. The park plans $8.7 million in renovations.