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One dead, two injured in wreck at U.S. 19, Alderman Road in Palm Harbor

PALM HARBOR — An unidentified Tampa man was killed early Wednesday in a two-vehicle crash on U.S. 19, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

The crash happened just before 2:15 a.m. at the Alderman Road intersection.

A vehicle driven by 27-year-old Matthew Nichols of Clearwater was traveling south on U.S. 19. when it struck the back of a vehicle driven by Norma Salinas, 39, of Tampa, which had just made a U-turn. Salinas' vehicle spun after the collision and her passenger was killed.

Nicholas was seriously injured in the crash and taken to Bayfront Medical Center. Salinas was taken by ambulance to Bayfront.

None of the three people involved in the crash were wearing seat belts.

One dead, two injured in wreck at U.S. 19, Alderman Road in Palm Harbor 12/21/11 [Last modified: Wednesday, December 21, 2011 4:03pm]
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