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Tuesday, Sep 30, 2014

Passenger killed in Pasco County collision


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A 28-year-old Zephyrhills man is dead after a collision this afternoon in Pasco County, the Florida Highway Patrol said.

According to a report, about 1:47 p.m., a 2001 BMW MC3I driven by Anthony James Roma, 22, of Wesley Chapel was traveling north on Old Lakeland Highway. Meanwhile, a 2000 Dodge truck driven by Roger Brass, 31, of Dade City was southbound on the same road.

The BMW attempted to turn left onto U.S. Highway 98, entering the path of the Dodge, which struck the BMWs passenger side, FHP said.

The passenger in the BMW, whose name has not been released pending notification of next of kin, died at the scene, FHP said.

Roma is in critical condition at Lakeland Regional Hospital, and Brass is in serious condition at Florida Hospital Zephyrhills, FHP said.

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