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Troopers investigate fatal Pasco County crash

Troopers investigate fatal Pasco County crash

PASCO COUNTY, Fla. (970 WFLA) –  Florida Highway Patrol troopers are investigating a fatal crash in Pasco County early this morning.

According to the FHP report, at 3:17 a.m., 38-year-old Courtney A. Kreckel was driving northbound on US Highway 19 when she was rear ended at the intersection of Eastwood Lane by 21-year-old Ryan Brosnan, who troopers said was traveling the same direction at a speed in excess of 100 mph.

Post-impact, the report states Kreckel's car went over the median and caught fire. She later died at the hospital according to FHP. Troopers said all lanes are now back open.

Brosnan was arrested and taken to the Pasco County Jail for possession of marijuana, according to the FHP report.

 

 

 

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