17 Year Old Spring Hill Girl Dies in Wreck on US 19; FHP Seeking Second Vehicle Involved

deadly crashA 17 year old Spring Hill girl was killed in a wreck yesterday afternoon and Florida Highway Patrol is asking the public for help locating the driver of another vehicle. 17 year old Kendell Jordan Tucker was the passenger in a Jeep Cherokee that was traveling north on US 19, approaching Glen Lakes Boulevard, around 4:40 yesterday afternoon. A silver Volkswagen sedan was also traveling northbound on US-19 and both vehicles were making erratic lane changes, when the 20 year old driver of the Cherokee Kendell was riding in lost control of the vehicle. The Cherokee rotated and overturned. Kendell was ejected from the vehicle and died at the scene of the crash. The Volkswagen continued driving and made a U-turn at Glen lakes Boulevard, then traveled southbound on US-19. Anyone with information regarding the Volkswagen is asked to contact the Florida Highway Patrol at (813) 558-1800. Our deepest sympathies go out to Kendell’s family and friends.

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