1 killed, 1 serious after two vehicles collide in Bradenton

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Posted: Monday, March 11, 2013 10:06 am | Updated: 11:46 am, Mon Mar 11, 2013.

BRADENTON - A car crash in Manatee County over the weekend killed one person and left another in serious condition.

Florida Highway Patrol says a car and pick-up truck hit head-on when one of the drivers hit the brakes and swerved into the others lane on State Road 62 in Bradenton.

The driver of the pick-up truck veered into 65-year-old Mary Perkins' path. The truck then caught on fire.

Perkins died at the scene.

Charges are pending.

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