Tuesday, Oct 21, 2014

Truck overturns in Saturday morning crash


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SEBRING - A truck overturned Saturday morning after a car pulled out in front of it at Schumacher Road and Oretego Street, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

One driver suffered minor injuries. Both men are from Sebring.

John B. Reilly, 89, was stopped on Oretego Street at Schumacher Road in a Mercury Sable and pulled in front of Luther Elrod, 75, who was traveling down Shumacher in a Ford truck. Elrod's F-150 struck the right rear side of Reilly's car, rotated clockwise and overturned into a ditch, according to the report.

The Highway Patrol said Reilly violated the right of way by pulling into the intersection. Reilly was unhurt and Elrod had minor injuries.

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