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Woman dies in crash on I-275

ST. PETERSBURG — A Lakeland woman died Sunday night when she lost control of her Jeep on Interstate 275 north of Gandy Boulevard, authorities said.

Mackenzie R. Williams, 24, was driving northbound at about 5:30 p.m. when she changed lanes and lost control of the vehicle, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. The Jeep spun off the highway onto the shoulder where it flipped.

Williams and passenger Jeremy G. Riley, 23, were transported to Bayfront Medical Center where Williams died. Riley sustained minor injuries.

It is unknown at the time whether either victim was wearing a seatbelt.

Woman dies in crash on I-275 04/06/14 [Last modified: Sunday, April 6, 2014 10:43pm]

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