Wrong-way Crash Kills One, Injures Two, Alcohol Possible Factor
LECANTO – A Homosassa woman died, and two others were injuries, after an early morning head-on collision on SR-44 (W. Gulf to Lake Hwy).
Accord to the Florida Highway Patrol, 59-year-old Cheryl Lynn Reese of Auburndale was traveling eastbound in the westbound lanes, near South Thayer Ave, when she collided head-on with 23-year-old Kaitlin Jean Carroll-Cruz of Beverly Hills.
Reese suffered serious injuries but her passenger, 56-year-old Pamela Jean Allen of Homosassa suffered fatal injuries and died at the scene.
Cruz suffered serious injuries and was transported to a local hospital for treatment.
Investigators have not ruled out if Reese was under the influence of alcohol at the time of the crash.
Charges are pending.
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