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12-136 Crash With Serious Injuries Results In Death Of Motor Scooter Operator


Driver 1 – Alex Gregory Lynam – DOB 8/11/85. He was operating a 2008 ZLMI Scooter

Driver 2 – Shirley A. Gil – DOB 10/30/38. She was driving a 2008 Mercury Grand Marquis

What:    The Pinellas County Sheriff’s Major Accident Investigation Team (MAIT) responded to a scooter vs. vehicle crash with serious injuries, Friday night, June 1, 2012.

Where:   The crash occurred in the vicinity of Bayshore Blvd. and Baywood Drive North in Dunedin.

When:  The crash occurred around 10:30 p.m., June 1, 2012. The scooter operator, Alex Gregory Lynam was pronounced dead at around 11:30 p.m.

Why/How:    According to investigating deputies, the scooter was travelling southbound on Bayshore Blvd. The Mercury was travelling northbound. The Mercury made a left turn across Bayshore Blvd., when the scooter and the Mercury crashed in an angled head-on collision. Gil had no injuries and no signs of impairment. Lynam suffered a head injury, though he was wearing a helmet, as well as multiple fractures. He was transported by helicopter to Bayfront Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead due to his injuries.

The investigation continues.


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