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SUV rollover closes two lanes of U.S. 19 in Hudson

Rescue workers help remove Debra Tyler, 59, of New Port Richey from her sport utility vehicle after Wednesday’s crash in Hudson. She was taken to a hospital with serious injuries. 

DOUGLAS R. CLIFFORD | Times

Rescue workers help remove Debra Tyler, 59, of New Port Richey from her sport utility vehicle after Wednesday’s crash in Hudson. She was taken to a hospital with serious injuries. 

HUDSON — Two lanes of U.S. 19 were closed Wednesday afternoon after a crash left an overturned car on the highway.

The crash happened about 12:35 p.m. on U.S. 19 near Denton Avenue. According to the Florida Highway Patrol, a Chevy Lumina tried to make a left turn from Sunnydale Drive onto U.S. 19, colliding with a Kia Sportage heading south on U.S. 19. The Kia spun and overturned twice, hitting a Ford Windstar before landing on its roof.

The driver of the Kia, Debra Tyler, 59, of New Port Richey, had to be extracted from the sport utility vehicle by Pasco Fire Rescue. She was taken to Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point with serious injuries.

The driver of the Chevy Lumina, Zackary Frein, 23, of Hudson, received minor injuries. He was cited for violation of right of way. A couple in the Windstar were not hurt.

SUV rollover closes two lanes of U.S. 19 in Hudson 10/24/12 [Last modified: Wednesday, October 24, 2012 5:52pm]
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