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Apollo Beach woman dies in single-vehicle crash

CLEARWATER — An Apollo Beach woman died early Sunday morning after she lost control of her vehicle, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

Silvia Ratton, 21, was driving a Mitsubishi sport utility vehicle east at about 2:45 a.m. on Ulmerton Road approaching 40th Street N when, for an unknown reason, she lost control, the patrol said. The SUV began to rotate, overturned several times and left the roadway, striking a sign and then a light pole.

Ratton, who was not wearing a seat belt, was ejected from the vehicle during the crash, the patrol said. She was pronounced dead at the scene.

The accident is under investigation.

Apollo Beach woman dies in single-vehicle crash 11/07/10 [Last modified: Sunday, November 7, 2010 12:58pm]
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