Gainesville woman dies in 2-vehicle crash

A 78-year-old Gainesville woman died when she collided with a pickup and trailer on SW 24th Avenue on Tuesday afternoon.
A 78-year-old Gainesville woman died when she collided with a pickup and trailer on SW 24th Avenue on Tuesday afternoon.
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A 78-year-old Gainesville woman died in a two-vehicle collision on SW 24th Street on Tuesday afternoon.

According to a Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) release, the woman was driving a 2024 Chevrolet Tahoe east on SW 24th Avenue at 2:50 p.m. near SW 117th Street when, for reasons to be determined, she collided with the side of a 2002 Ford pickup pulling a utility trailer being driven west on SW 24th Avenue by a 41-year-old Gainesville man.

The Tahoe collided with the side of the pickup and then the front of the trailer and came to rest on the north shoulder of the road.

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Emergency responders transported the woman to UF Shands Hospital where she was pronounced dead.

The pickup driver suffered minor injuries.

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