Lithia woman dies in Manatee County collision

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MANATEE COUNTY - A collision between a Honda and a large truck near the Duette community has left one woman dead.

It happened at the intersection of State Road 62 and County Road 39 a little after 8am Wednesday.

According to Florida Highway Patrol, 31-year-old Magali Castaldi of Lithia, Florida was headed southbound on C.R. 39 and attempted to turn left onto S.R. 62 when she pulled into the path of a septic tank truck headed westbound.

Castaldi died in the collision.

Charges are pending.