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Lakeland crash claims passenger from Plant City

LAKELAND — A Plant City woman died Wednesday after the car she was riding in collided with two pickup trucks.

Lakeland police said Jearlene Meeks Daughtry, 70, of Plant City, was the passenger in a car travelling east on Frontage Road at 12:22 p.m.

The 1998 Chevrolet Lumina was hit in the intersection of Frontage and South Florida Avenue by two northbound pickup trucks.

Daughtry was pronounced dead at the scene. The car's driver, 76-year-old Laverne Charles Schaub of Haines City, was taken to Lakeland Regional Medical Center, where he was listed in critical condition.

The pickup drivers and their passengers had non-life threatening injuries, according to Lakeland police.

Lakeland crash claims passenger from Plant City 09/08/10 [Last modified: Wednesday, September 8, 2010 9:19pm]

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