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Woman killed in Palm River crash

PALM RIVER — A 28-year-old woman was killed early Tuesday when her car slammed into a utility pole, Hillsborough sheriff's deputies said.

The crash was reported about 3:15 a.m. near 78th Street and Paradise Place.

Gina M. Balistreri of Wesley Chapel drove her 2005 Toyota Camry onto the sidewalk for unknown reasons, where her car slammed into a utility pole.

The crash took place in front of some homes. A resident called 911.

Balistreri was taken to Tampa General Hospital, where she died, deputies said.

An investigation was ongoing.

Woman killed in Palm River crash 01/15/13 [Last modified: Tuesday, January 15, 2013 6:37pm]
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