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FHP: Woman killed, 4 kids hurt when pickup truck flips on U.S. 301

Lydia Pons, 30, died in crash, FHP says

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BRADFORD COUNTY, Fla. – A woman driving a pickup truck was killed Monday when she was ejected in a rollover crash on U.S. 301 in Bradford County, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

According to troopers, Lydia Pons, 30, of Macclenny, died in the crash. She was driving a Chevrolet pickup on U.S. 301 southbound near Southwest 95th Street and lost control while changing lanes about 12:30 p.m.

Four children in the truck were also hurt but were wearing seat belts and survived the crash, troopers said. They included a 2-month-old boy, 2-year-old girl, 4-year-old girl and 7-year-old boy.

According to the Baker County Press, Pons was the owner of Bed Bath & Barks, which is a dog grooming service in Glen St. Mary.

The children were taken to UF Health in Gainesville and are expected to recover.


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