Palm Harbor, FL (10/18/2019) – A woman was killed Friday in a three-car collision. The crash happened around 11:30 am just outside of a shopping center.
According to the Florida Highway Patrol, Stephanie Ann Tunender, 43, drove her Volkswagon west on Tampa Road and swerved into the path of two vehicles traveling eastbound. She died at the scene.
The two other vehicles, a Nissan SUV driven by Suzanne Cosper, 52, and a Toyota Minivan driven Elza M. England, 75, were traveling eastbound. They struck Ms. Tunenders Volkswagon when she barreled over the median break into eastbound traffic.
EMTs transported Ms. Cosper to Bayfront Medical Center Palm Harbor and Ms. England to Mease Countryside Hospital. Both have serious injuries.
Police are still investigating the cause of the accident.
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