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Thonotosassa woman killed in head-on crash on U.S. 301

TAMPA — A 56-year-old woman was killed Tuesday night in a head-on crash on U.S. 301, the Florida Highway Patrol said.

Cheryl A. Wiethoff of Thonotasassa was driving a Saturn north in the southbound lanes near Breckenridge Parkway about 10:30 p.m. when she slammed into a Nissan driven by Lacey H. Pfirrman, 24, of Tampa, troopers said.

During the cash, the Nissan swerved and struck another car driven by Kelly J. Alvord, 38, of Tampa.

Wiethoff died at the scene, troopers said.

Pfirrman was taken to St. Joseph's Hospital with serious injuries. Alvord was not hurt.

An investigation remained under way Wednesday morning.

Thonotosassa woman killed in head-on crash on U.S. 301 02/20/13 [Last modified: Wednesday, February 20, 2013 3:38pm]
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