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Port Richey man dies after crash where he swerved to avoid deer

PORT RICHEY — A 71-year-old man died Monday following a Sunday afternoon car crash.

Joseph Barile, of Port Richey, was driving south on Paradise Point Way, north of Tournament View Avenue around 4:45 p.m., when a deer came in front of his Chrysler Lebaron, according to Florida Highway Partol reports. Barile swerved left to avoid the deer, sending the car onto the median where it hit a tree. The car turned onto its roof as it deflected into the road.

Barile was taken to Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point. He died Monday.

Port Richey man dies after crash where he swerved to avoid deer 02/24/14 [Last modified: Monday, February 24, 2014 2:46pm]

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