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Lakeland Woman Dead After Car Strikes Bus Head On

By: Alli Mechanic Email
By: Alli Mechanic Email

One person is dead after an early morning crash on I-10 in Leon County.

The accident occurred at 3:22 a.m. Wednesday, May 1 near the 199 mile-marker.

Florida Highway Patrol says 22-year-old Abby Meredith Fishburn, of Lakeland Florida, was killed after her 1997 Ford Taurus traveled into the eastbound outside lane and struck a bus head-on.

The police report states that the vehicles came to rest in the safety zone at the 199 exit ramp.

The bus was carrying 43 passengers at the time of the crash, according to the report, no one on the bus was injured.

Leon County Fire Rescue, Leon County EMS, Tallahassee Police Department, Florida Department of Transportation, and Leon County Sheriff's Department all assisted on scene.


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