1 dead, 1 seriously injured after head-on crash in Clearwater

Pinellas County

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CLEARWATER, Fla. (WFLA) – One woman is dead and another has serious injuries after a head-on crash in Clearwater.

The crash happened just before noon Monday at the intersection of Fort Harrison Avenue and Woodlawn Street.

Clearwater police say a pickup truck and an SUV were headed in opposite directions on Fort Harrison Avenue when the SUV crossed the center line of the road.

The woman driving the SUV was pronounced dead at the scene. Officers say the woman driving the pickup truck was flown to Bayfront Health St. Petersburg as a trauma alert. She remains in critical condition as of Monday night.

Clearwater police and firefighters shut down the intersection for several hours to investigate, but the scene has been cleared.

The identities of the two women are not being released because their families have not yet been notified.

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April 24 2021 08:00 am

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