published: Sunday, January 20, 2013
AP man dies of injuries after collision Thursday
BY SAMANTHA GHOLAR
AVON PARK - A two-vehicle collision resulted in the fatality of 35-year-old Gregory Meeker of Avon Park Thursday afternoon.
At approximately 12:40 p.m., Meeker pulled onto the highway westbound in his Chevy Impala in front of a Ford F-250. The driver and passenger of the Ford - Dan Anderson, 55, and Virginia Anderson, 60, of Centerville, Pa. - were traveling northbound on U.S. 27. Meeker was traveling on Lake Damon Drive.
Meeker's vehicle was initially stopped at a stop sign before entering the northbound lane of U.S. 27, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.
Neither party traveling in the F-250 were injured during the collision. All three parties were wearing seat belts at the time of the accident, according to FHP.
Meeker was airlifted to Longwood Medical Center from the scene. He later died at the hospital as a result of his injuries.
Just goes to show... (by: Blindman - 1/22/2013)
You can be here one minute and gone the next. People, please drive safely! Rest in peace Gregory and may God bless.
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