Crash Near Lake Manatee Kills Myakka City Woman

Crash Near Lake Manatee Kills Myakka City Woman

Manatee County – Florida Highway Patrol announced a fatal accident that took place on State Road 70 in Manatee county Saturday morning.

The crash took place east of Bradenton on State Road 70 near Lake Manatee as seventy year old Charles Power drove his pick up truck eastbound.

At the same time twenty four year old Myakka City resident Taylor Shearer was stopped at the intersection of County Road 675 and State Road 64 as Power approached in his pick up truck.

At approximately fifteen minutes after eight in the morning, Shearer drover her Honda Civic from County Road 675 onto State Road 64 and directly into the path of the oncoming pick up truck.

The pickup truck slammed into the compact car at speed. Twenty four year old Taylor Shearer was killed as a result of the collision.

Passenger eighty four year old Herman Hart from Sarasota, and driver seventy year old Charles Power sustained only minor injuries in the wreck.

Troopers have stated that the crash remains under investigation.

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Bernie Walsh

Education 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. Experience 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.