Head-on collision between two SUV's kills 2, injures 2

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Posted: Tuesday, January 8, 2013 10:43 pm | Updated: 12:04 pm, Wed Jan 9, 2013.

MANATEE COUNTY - A head-on collision in Eastern Manatee County killed one man and sent 3 others to the hospital.

It happened Tuesday around 8 p.m. on State Road 64 East.

Troopers say an SUV driven by 50-year-old Lisa Gunn was heading east on State Road 64 near Verna-Bethany Road veered into the westbound lane and crashed head-on into a white SUV driven by 58-year-old James Hoffman.

Gunn was killed as a result of the crash.

Hoffman suffered serious injuries. One of his passengers, Nadine Hoffman, died in the crash. His other passenger, 15-year-old Josh Hoffman is in critical condition at Blake Medical Center.

Troopers are still investigating a cause. No charges have been filed as of yet.

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