Two-Vehicle Crash Near Weeki Wachee High School Kills One
UPDATE 8/15/2018, 7:07 P.M. – The victim’s family has asked that we provide the following funeral information to the public. CLICK HERE
UPDATE: 8:00 P.M. – Earlier reports that a 17-year-old was injured is incorrect. The Florida Highway Patrol has released the following information regarding today’s crash.
According to reports, 20-year-old Erik William Hoxie was driving an Acura Integra southbound on Commercial Way, while 71-year-old Raymond Magliono was traveling northbound in a Chevrolet Silverado. Hoxie attempted to make a left turn into Weeki Wachee High School and was struck by Magliano’s pickup truck. Hoxie was airlifted to Bayonet Point Hospital where he later died from his injuries. Maglaino only suffered minor injuries but his wife Stella Magliano was transported to Bayonet Point Hospital with serious injuries.
UPDATE: 4:57 P.M. – One person has died from their injuries. Officials have not released the indentification of the deceased.
WEEKI WACHEE – At least two people suffered serious injuries in a two-vehicle crash in front of Weeki Wachee High School on Commercial Way.
There are unconfirmed reports that a 17-year-old is among the injured and has been airlifted to a trauma center for treatment.
A second patient also suffered traumatic injuries and has been transported to Bayonet Point Hospital by ground.
There is substantial road blockage in the northbound lanes of Commercial Way at this time.
The Florida Highway Patrol is investigating the cause of the crash.
We will bring more on this story as it develops.
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