Report Number: 2008-8374
Single Car Crash Results in Serious Injuries
On Saturday, March 29, 2008, at approximately 11:09 p.m., officers and fire rescue personnel responded to a single car crash at 8600 US 19. A 2005 Chevrolet light pick-up truck , being driven by Jeffrey Carl Keogh, 18, of Odessa, FL was north on US 19 when for unknown reasons the truck traversed the southbound lanes and left the roadway striking a concrete culvert. The truck went airborne and landed in a small wooded area, and in the process ejected two adult passengers riding in the bed of the truck. The passengers were Aaron Caleb Kizer, 18, of Land-O-Lakes, Florida, and Sean Chandler Lonergan, 18, of St. Petersburg , FL.
Lonergan and Keogh were transported to Bayfront Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries. Kizer was found under the truck when rescuers arrived and suffered burn injures. He was transported to Tampa General Hospital and expected to recover.
There were no signs of impairment and Keogh was cited for careless driving.
Investigating Officer: A. Cappa
Released by: Lieutenant Paul J. Andrews