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3 women killed in hit-and-run fatal crash

Three women lost their lives in a recent accident. The driver that allegedly caused the fatal crash left the scene. Florida authorities are still on the hunt for the individual, and an arrest warrant has been issued. A monetary reward is being offered to anyone with information about his whereabouts that results in an arrest.

Authorities conducted an initial investigation into the crash that occurred on a recent Thursday morning. The investigation revealed that a 27-year-old man was allegedly driving in the wrong direction for unknown reasons. His vehicle collided with a Saturn sedan, which was carrying three women. The impact caused the Saturn to erupt into flames, leaving two of the women in the burning vehicle.

The two women were deceased at the scene while the third was transported to a medical facility in Tampa where she later died. The suspect was charged with leaving the scene of an accident involving fatality and vehicular homicide. He was also charged with violation of probation and operating on a suspended license.

The fatal crash is likely devastating for family members and loved ones who were left behind. If and when the other driver is located, he faces criminal charges and the possibility of civil litigation if the families wish to pursue claims for financial relief. The families may file wrongful death claims against the other driver to seek reimbursement of funeral expenses and related financial losses. The civil court system in Florida may award these damages if evidence demonstrates the other party‘s actions were negligent and caused or contributed to the deaths that resulted.

Source: news-sentinel.com, " Suspect sought in hit-and-run that killed 3 Florida women", , June 29, 2014

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