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19-year-old killed in head-on crash in Osceola County, FHP says

Charges pending against Natasha Johnson Smith, 27

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OKEECHOBEE, Fla. – A 19-year-old Plant City man was killed when his car was struck head-on by a car passing other vehicles on State Road 60 in Osceola County, the Florida Highway Patrol said.

Troopers said Peter Finucane-Terlop died in the crash, which was reported at 10:20 p.m. Sunday on S.R. 60 near Peavine Road.

Troopers said Natasha Johnson Smith, 27, of Spring Hill, was driving a 2011 BMW 535i west on S.R. 60 and was passing other vehicles by traveling in the eastbound lanes.

An oncoming Jeep Wrangler, driven by a 29-year-old Fort Pierce man, swerved to avoid the BMW, but Finucane-Terlop's Volkswagen GTI was struck head-on, the FHP said.

Finucane-Terlop was pronounced dead at the scene, the FHP said.

Smith suffered serious injuries and was taken to Osceola Regional Medical Center, troopers said.

Alcohol did not play a role in the crash, according to the FHP.

All three drivers were wearing their seat belts, troopers said.

The FHP said charges are pending against Smith.

 


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