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14-31 One Dead, Two Hurt In Plane Crash

3/24/2014 10:15:13 AM

Contact: Rob Shaw

March 22, 2014

14-31

One Dead In Plane Crash on McMullen-Booth Road

Clearwater Fire & Rescue crews are on scene of a fatal plane crash.

The crash occurred about 4 a.m. on McMullen Booth just north of Union Street.

The single-engine plane came to rest mostly in the median of the six-lane street. One adult male is dead and two female juveniles have been taken to St.

Joseph's Hospital in Tampa for treatment.

When Clearwater Fire & Rescue arrived on the scene, there were small fires to extinguish from debris on the road.

Safety Harbor Fire Department and Dunedin Fire also assisted.

The road is closed between Union and Enterprise.

Media should stage at McMullen Booth Elementary.

(Note: The crash occurred in PCSO jurisdiction. Their PIO should be on scene

shortly.)

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Rob Shaw

Office: 727-562-4333

Cell: 727-224-7831

Media Line: 727-562-4101

Rob.Shaw@myclearwater.com