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First Alert Traffic: Fatal traffic crash investigation

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SARASOTA, FL (WWSB) - Florida Highway Patrol is looking into new information about the fatal crash on University Parkway that ocurred on Feb. 10, 2017.  

FHP says the on-scene investigation revealed that Katarina Huffman was traveling eastbound in a 2005 Ford Mustang and crossed the grass median entering the westbound lanes. As a result, a traffic crash occurred between the Ford Mustang and the three other vehicles. Katarina Huffman, 20, was pronounced dead on the scene. 

According to the Florida Highway Patrol, a new witness has come forward in February 2018 with new developments in the investigation.

The witness says the front left of a Nissan Altima or a two-door Honda veered toward the Mustang traveling eastbound and struck the right front of the Mustang. 

Additionally, the witness told FHP the car had a black bumper sticker with white writing on the bottom right bumper. 

If anyone has any information regarding the unknown vehicle or any information regarding this traffic crash, please contact the Florida Highway Patrol at 239-938-1800 Corporal Kim Benavidez or contact Crimestoppers at 866-634-TIPS.

Crime Stoppers is offering a reward of up to $3,000.00 for any information that results in an arrest.