Lakeland woman, 77, killed in head-on crash near Plant City

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Published March 5, 2019

PLANT CITY — A 77-year-old Lakeland woman died on Tuesday after she lost control of her car on State Road 60 and collided head-on with another car, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

The crash took place at about 11:15 a.m. Sarah Y. Dobson was driving a 2009 Nissan Sentra west near Luckasavage Road when she lost control while trying to change lanes, troopers said.

The Nissan crossed the center median and struck a 2018 Chevrolet Cruze heading east on SR 60.

Dobson was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the Chevrolet, Sabrina Rae Eldridge, 24, of Mulberry, was taken to Tampa General Hospital for treatment of was reported to be serious injuries. A baby riding in the car was not injured, troopers said.

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