Car Crash at Proctor and Honore Kills Sarasota Woman

According to the Florida Highway patrol, a crash at  at the intersection of Proctor Road and Honore Avenue in Sarasota County between a Ford Explorer and a sedan resulted in the driver of the Ford Explorer being killed.

The driver of the sedan was treated on scene, a passenger riding in the Explorer was  flown to Blake Medical Center in Bradenton.

The accident occurred around 8:30 p.m. when the sedan, traveling westbound on Proctor failed to stop for a flashing red light and collided with the Explorer at the Honore Ave. intersection. The driver, driven by Dixie Ann Gallagher, 58, of Sarasota from Sarasota died at the scene and the passenger was taken to Blake for medical treatment.

The Ford explorer came to rest overturned in the bicycle lane. FHP said The driver of the sedan has been cited for  failure to obey a flashing red signal and an investigation is ongoing.