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.