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Brooksville pedestrian struck by Jeep, critically injured

BROOKSVILLE — A 62-year-old Brooksville woman was critically injured Wednesday night when she was struck by a Jeep while walking in the Spring Ridge subdivision.

Laura Lougheed was walking south on Southern Charm Circle near Plumeria Boulevard, west of Brooksville, about 9:23 p.m. when she was struck by a Jeep Commander also traveling south, according to a Florida Highway Patrol report. Lougheed was walking in the roadway along the western shoulder, troopers said.

The Jeep's driver, 33-year-old Suzanne O'Reilly of Brooksville, did not see Lougheed, the report said.

Lougheed was taken to Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point with critical injuries. Her condition was not available Thursday.

O'Reilly was not injured. Troopers on Thursday were still investigating the incident.

Brooksville pedestrian struck by Jeep, critically injured 02/06/14 [Last modified: Thursday, February 6, 2014 9:35pm]
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