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Woman succumbs to injuries after Oct. 5 crash in Manatee County

Three people were injured in this vehicle involved in a crash Tuesday
Three people were injured in this vehicle involved in a crash Tuesday(WWSB-TV)
Published: Oct. 5, 2021 at 9:11 PM EDT|Updated: Oct. 11, 2021 at 2:20 PM EDT
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UPDATED Oct. 11 with death of driver.

MANATEE COUNTY, Fla. (WWSB) - A woman driving with two small children who was involved in a crash Oct. 5 has died of her injuries, the Florida Highway Patrol said Monday.

According to Florida Highway Patrol officials, the 27-year-old Bradenton woman was driving north on 75th Street West. She entered the outside lane and hit the left side of a vehicle driven by a 66-year-old Bradenton woman.

The 27-year-old’s vehicle went into the median and hit a tree. Her car came back onto 75th Street and was hit by the front of the 66-year-old’s vehicle.

The driver of the first vehicle was hospitalized in critical condition; she died Oct. 7, trooper said.

The children in the first vehicle, a 1-year-old boy reportedly had minor injuries; and a 2-year-old had serious injuries.

The driver of the second vehicle suffered minor injuries.

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