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Zephyrhills man dies in motorcycle accident

ZEPHYRHILLS

Motorcyclist dies in crash with truck

A Zephyrhills man died Thursday evening when he was thrown from his motorcycle after a collision with a pickup, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. Michael L. Herron, 39, was riding a 1999 Honda motorcycle eastbound on State Road 54 near Evans Road a little before 6 p.m., the report said. A 1998 Dodge truck driven by Michael J. Deveau, 50, of Zephyrhills was parked in a driveway, waiting to turn left onto SR 54. Deveau didn't see Herron's motorcycle approaching and turned onto the road, the FHP said. Herron hit the truck, went airborne, then landed on a parked sport utility vehicle. Herron died at the scene. Deveau suffered minor injuries.

LUTZ

Men argue, then one is stabbed

An enraged man was arrested and charged with stabbing another man after an argument in the 1400 block of Foxwood Drive. Deputies say Jerry Summers, 47, argued with the victim about 2:30 a.m. Thursday. Summers left, then returned with a knife and stabbed the other man in the chest, according to deputies. It took a police dog to find Summers, who fled after the stabbing. Deputies say Summers had to be restrained before being taken to Land O'Lakes jail.

HOLIDAY

Teenager arrested after bomb threat

A 14-year-old girl was arrested Thursday and charged with calling in a bomb threat to Paul R. Smith Middle School. Deputies say the girl used a cell phone to call the schools office and tell officials there was a bomb in the cafeteria that would go off in 10 minutes. During the call, the girl identified herself as "Jack." The girl denied being involved and refused to speak to investigators.

Pasco deaths

Balog, Greg "Mac"

Bungard, Josephine

Calleja, Victor

Collins, Helen K.

Corbran, Robert E.

Fields, Donald Earl

Gay, Hazel

Hepp, Frederick H. Jr.

Minella-Pitcox, Linda

Post, Louise E. (Robbins)

Sessa, Elizabeth L.

Szent, Peter J.

This list is from detailed obituaries published in Section B.

Zephyrhills man dies in motorcycle accident 11/21/08 [Last modified: Sunday, November 23, 2008 8:17am]
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