News: 1 dead, 2 injured after pickup rear-ends car on U.S. 41

RUSKIN, FL – One person was killed and two others were injured in a crash involving a car and a pickup truck in Hillsborough County.

According to a report in the Tampa Bay Times , the accident happened Saturday morning in the area of U.S. 41 and John Sherman Way in Ruskin shortly before 7 a.m.

The Florida Highway Patrol said a woman driving on U.S. 41 was trying to make a right turn into a parking lot when her car was rear-ended by a pickup truck that failed to stop or slow up in time.

The driver of the car, a 54-year-old Palmetto woman, was pronounced dead at the scene. The pickup driver, a 32-year-old Gibsonton woman, and her passenger, a 36-year-old Coleman man, sustained minor injuries.

The FHP did not say whether any charges would be filed in the incident.

Losing a loved one in a car accident due to the negligence of someone else is a traumatic event that can leave family members with medical bills, mounting household costs and other expenses. The compassionate and experienced Hillsborough County Car Accident Lawyers at Kemp, Ruge and Green are ready to help. We will fight for the compensation you deserve and will guide you through the legal process during this trying time. To learn more about how we can help, get started with a free consultation by calling us at 727-325-5512.

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