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14-178 Major Accident Investigation Team (MAIT) Investigates Crash Involving An Agency Vehicle In Largo

Who:
Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office
-Patrol Operations Bureau
-Major Accident Investigation Team (MAIT)

Francis Barrett (Uninjured Driver)
DOB: 1/27/1924
Address: 1001 Starkey Road  #19, Largo
Vehicle: 1999 Saturn

Forensic Specialist  Linda Scire (Injured Driver)
Date of Hire: November 1987
Vehicle: 2006 Ford Econoline

What:
Deputies assigned to the Major Accident Investigation Team (MAIT) are investigating a crash involving an agency vehicle in Largo.

Where:
The crash occurred in the area of Ulmerton Road and 113th Street in Largo.

When:
The crash occurred on Wednesday, July 16, 2014 at approximately 11:48 a.m.

How/Why:
Deputies assigned to the Major Accident Investigation Team (MAIT) are investigating a crash involving an agency vehicle that occurred on Ulmerton Road and 113th Street in Largo.

At approximately 11:48 a.m. on Wednesday, July 16, 2014 Forensic Specialist Linda Scire was traveling eastbound on Ulmerton Road in an agency issued 2006 Ford Econoline. At the same time, the driver of a 1999 Saturn, traveling westbound on Ulmerton turned left in front of the van, causing the vehicles to collide.

Scire was transported to a local hospital for non-life threatening injuries. The driver of the Saturn, identified as 90-year-old Francis Barrett was not injured.

It does not appear that speed nor alcohol/drug impairment played a factor in the crash.

The investigation continues.

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