Fatal 5-car accident closes SR-54 in Pasco | News
PASCO CO., Fla. -- A fatal 5-car accident closed SR-54 for over three hours on Friday.
According to the Florida Highway Patrol, 16-year-old Matthew Capelo-Fine lost control of his vehicle while traveling eastbound on SR-54 near Lake Polo Drive. He crossed the grass median and struck the front of another vehicle.
FHP says Capelo-Fine's car then rotated clockwise and struck two more vehicles. A fifth car was hit by debris from the accident.
Capelo-Fine died at the scene of the crash. 91-year-old Anna Davis, a passenger in the second vehicle, was taken to Tampa General Hospital, where she later died.
The crash remains under investigation.