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Fatal Crash Closes State Road 56 outside Shops at Wiregrass Mall

WESLEY CHAPEL – Very little information has been made available, but according to FHP, a portion of State Road 56 in Wesley Chapel has been closed due to a fatal accident. The accident is reported to have left at least one dead in the roadway just outside of the Shops at Wiregrass.

As of 5:00 am on Sunday April 27th, authorities are still on scene investigating. The Florida Highway Patrol reports the accident happened around 1:03 AM late Saturday night (Sunday morning).

Details will be posted below when they are available.

UPDATE 2:00 PM:

BAY NEWS 9: A 19-year-old woman who became separated from moped she was riding was struck and killed overnight in Wesley Chapel, the Florida Highway Patrol said.

The crash happened around 1 a.m. Sunday. Anna Marie Allen of Wesley Chapel had been riding the moped east on State Road 56 east of Bruce B Downs Boulevard when it overturned.

She was still in the roadway at when she was struck by a 2006 Subaru Tribeca driven by 39-year-old Gerald Bliss of Wesley Chapel, troopers said.

Allen died at the scene.

 

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