Wednesday, January 17, 2018
Public safety

Zephyrhills man, 28, killed in Dade City crash

DADE CITY — A 28-year-old man was killed and two others were badly injured after a crash Thursday afternoon between a car and a pickup truck.

The crash happened at 1:47 p.m. Anthony James Roma, 22, of Wesley Chapel was driving a BMW north on Old Lakeland Highway and began to turn left onto U.S. 98, the Florida Highway Patrol said. He crossed into the path of Roger Otis Brass, 31, of Dade City, who was driving a Dodge pickup south on Old Lakeland Highway.

The impact killed Timothy Jason Gordon-Magro, who was in the passenger seat of the BMW.

Roma was taken to Lakeland Regional Hospital with critical injuries. Brass was taken to Florida Hospital Zephyrhills with serious injuries.

All three were wearing seat belts, the patrol said.

The crash remains under investigation.

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