Sunday, March 31, 2013

Woman Dies In Easter Morning Crash

Car Hits Sign, Tree And Light Post - Killing Elderly Driver

MOORE HAVEN, FL. -- An 81-year old woman from LaBelle died Sunday morning about 9:54 a.m. in a deadly crash on U.S. 27 in Moore Haven.

Violet Raulerson driving 2003 Ford Crown Victoria was traveling eastbound on US 27 approaching the intersection of 10th street. The vehicle veered off of the roadway and struck a crosswalk sign located in the south shoulder. 

The front of the Ford then struck a tree located on the south shoulder. As it continued to travel east, the front  then struck an overhead light post located in the parking lot of the University of Florida IFAS Glades County Extension office building at 900 US 27. 

It came to final rest in the parking lot of University of Florida IFAS Glades County Extension Office facing in a easterly direction. Raulerson was wearing a seat belt said FHP Master Corporal Martin Hernandez and homicide investigator Corporal R. Ellis.

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