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Spring Hill woman killed in Pasco in fiery single-vehicle crash

Her truck hit two trees and caught fire, troopers said. She was airlifted to a hospital but died of her injuries.
Check tampabay.com for the latest breaking news and updates. [Tampa Bay Times]
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Published Dec. 5, 2019
Updated Dec. 5, 2019

One woman is dead after a single-vehicle crash Thursday morning in central Pasco County, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

Troopers said the 30-year-old Ashley Marie Puleo, of Spring Hill, was driving west on State Road 52 west of Bellamy Brother Boulevard about 8 a.m. when she lost control of her Ford pickup and hit a tree. The truck rotated, hit another tree and caught fire. The woman was airlifted to a hospital, where she died of her injuries.

Troopers don’t know why she lost control of the truck, they said, nor whether she was wearing a seatbelt. Alcohol was not a factor in the crash.

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