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Largo woman dies in traffic crash

Published Jun. 9, 2017

LARG0 –– A Largo woman was killed Friday when she struck another car and then accelerated across traffic before crashing into a metal pole, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

The crash occurred at 11:00 a.m. on S Belcher Road, troopers said. Madge L. Gilbert, 86, was driving a 2005 Mercury Marquis when she initially struck John D. Medley, 47, who was driving a 2002 Mercury Sable. Gilbert was flown to Bayfront Health St. Petersburg, where she died from her injuries, troopers said.