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North Florida man dies after pickup overturns on I-75

BROOKSVILLE

Pickup's driver dies after crash on I-75

The driver of a pickup that overturned on Interstate 75 last weekend has died, the Florida Highway Patrol said Wednesday.

Alberto Gonzalez Pujada, 52, was driving a Ford F-150 south about 7:30 a.m. Saturday when the left rear tire blew out, troopers said. The truck veered onto the shoulder about 3 miles north of State Road 50 and overturned. Pujada and his 21-year-old passenger, Ana Beatriz Carrasco, were ejected. Neither was wearing a seat belt, the FHP said.

Pujada was taken to Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point, where he later died. Carrasco was treated at Brooksville Regional Hospital for serious injuries.

Another unrestrained passenger, 16-year-old Angee Gonzalez, was taken to Bayonet Point with critical injuries. A 1-year-old passenger, Joaquin Williams, was wearing a seat belt and suffered minor injuries, trooper said.

All four are from Madison, a small city near the Florida-Georgia border.

Times staff

North Florida man dies after pickup overturns on I-75 04/03/13 [Last modified: Wednesday, April 3, 2013 5:47pm]
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