LABELLE, FL. -- Blanche Nicole Bauer, 25 of Naples is in serious condition after Breeana Koetting, 25 of Naples died in a Glades county crash Saturday afternoon at 4:35 p.m.
A 2006 Nissan Altima driven by Bauer was southbound on SR-29, just south of SR-78 as a 2004 Dodge Dakota driven by Jesus Silvas, 58 of Okeechobee was northbound on SR-29, approaching SR-78.
Blanche Bauer failed to maintain control of of the Nissan which rotated across the center line into the northbound lane. The front of the Dodge struck the right side of the Nissan. The Nissan was redirected onto the east grass shoulder, where it came to final rest, facing west. The truck rotated clockwise and came to final rest blocking the northbound lane, facing east.
Koetting was declared dead and Bauer was transported to Lee Memorial Hospital. Silvas was taken to Lehigh Regional Hospital with minor injuries.
Bauer was cited for driving too fast for conditions.