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.
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Bernard F. Walsh graduated from the University of South Florida before receiving his law degree from Cumberland School of Law in 1978. During law school, he was selected to serve as a research clerk and intern for a Federal Judge and the U.S. Attorney's Office. He was awarded The National Book Awards for Constitutional Law and Professional Responsibility during law school.
Bernard Walsh devoted the next three years to trial work for the State of Florida. This provided him with the opportunity to concentrate on his trial abilities, with numerous high profile trials concerning serious felony crimes. Since 1982, he has exclusively practiced personal injury law and helped accident victims in and beyond Sarasota and Manatee Counties in Florida.
Mr. Walsh has been listed in Avvo, an attorney rating site, as Superb. LexisNexis/Martindale-Hubbell, an attorneys rating publication, has rated Mr. Walsh as very high legal ability and ethical standards. Mr. Walsh is listed in National Trial Lawyers Association as one of the Top 100 Trial Lawyers, and was inducted into Southern Trial Lawyers Association. He has also won the largest playground recoveries, one of the top three motorcycle recoveries, and the second largest daycare center recovery in the State of Florida. He is also a member of the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum. The Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum is a group of attorneys who have achieved career case successes that include multi-million dollar recoveries, settlements and/or verdicts.