Crash On U.S. 41 Results In Death Of Palmetto Woman And 3 Others Injured

11 p.m. Tuesday on U.S. 41, three people were injured and a 72-year-old Palmetto woman was killed in north Manatee County.

According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the accident that happened after the northbound Hyundai SUV that McMahon was riding in made a left turn across the path of a southbound Ford Escape near 61st Street East. The resulting crash killed Suzette T. McMahon, 72, of Palmetto.

FHP also said, the driver of the Hyundai SUV, 60-year-old Michael S. Kidwell, suffered serious injuries and was taken to Blake Medical Center in Bradenton. Ryan White, 26, also of Winter Haven, suffered minor injuries and was taken to Manatee Memorial Hospital

The Hyundai SUV that McMahon was riding in failed to yield to the oncoming Ford Escape. The Ford struck the vehicle McMahon was riding in sending it into large obstruction near the road.

An ongoing investigation is continuing, including whether alcohol was a factor in the crash, FHP said.