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Elderly couple killed in crash

SUN CITY CENTER — Two 81-year-olds died Wednesday following a car crash on U.S. Highway 301 and Sun City Center Boulevard.

At 11:29 a.m., Robert and Marjorie J. Blue of Rochester, Ind., turned left into the path of a northbound Ford F-150, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

The pick-up truck, driven by 38-year-old Jinger A. Marino, crashed into the passenger side of the Blue's 2000 Chevy Blazer, causing the sport-utility vehicle to overturn.

Troopers said Marjorie Blue died at the accident scene and Robert Blue died after being taken to Tampa General Hospital.

Marino, of Wimauma, was taken to TGH with serious injuries.

The accident is still under investigation.

Elderly couple killed in crash 03/03/10 [Last modified: Wednesday, March 3, 2010 4:07pm]
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