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Two accident victims flown to Tampa hospital

Published Sep. 4, 2005

Emergency crews on Wednesday took two men by helicopter to Tampa General Hospital after a vehicle wreck on Oak Lawn Street, the Citrus County Sheriff's Office reported. About 3:12 p.m. Wednesday, authorities were called to Oak Lawn and Orwell Point, the Sheriff's Office said. Lawrence Getts had slowed his car to ask a pedestrian for directions and was hit from behind by a car driven by Franklin Foster. Getts, 52, of Crystal River and Foster, 62, of Homosassa were transported for treatment. A boy, 4, and girl, 5, who were riding in Foster's vehicle, were not injured, the Sheriff's Office reported.