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FHP: Pasco man in wheelchair dies crossing US 19

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Florida Highway Patrol troopers are investigating the death of a man in a motorized wheelchair, who they say was hit by a truck while crossing US 19 in Pasco County.

Troopers say Raymond T. Hook, 65, of Hudson, was crossing the road just north of Beach Boulevard around 7:00 this morning.  That's when investigators say a truck driven by Lorri Vuozzo, 54, hit him.

The FHP report states it was dark and Hook was not using a crosswalk.  Vuozzo told troopers she didn't see him.  She was not injured.

A second driver swerved to avoid Vuozzo's truck, and hit debris from the wreck.  No one in that car was hurt.

 

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