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Driver involved in Saturday accident that killed 2 pedestrians dies


Highlands Today staff

SEBRING - The driver of a pickup truck, who authorities say ran over four pedestrians Saturday, killing two and seriously injuring the others, has died, the Florida Highway Patrol reports.

Gregory Tocci, 54, of Sebring, had been reported in critical condition Saturday afternoon at Lakeland Regional Medical Center.

After hitting the four, who were walking on Seattle Avenue by the Fairmount Estates Mobile Home across from Walmart, Tocci's pickup truck missed a left turn, ramming into a concrete pole, authorities said.

The accident took the lives of Holly S. Fadely, 62, and Allen Wilson, 60. James Amos, 73, was reported in serious condition Saturday afternoon at Florida Hospital Heartland while William R. Fadely, 62, Holly Fadely's husband, had been reported in critical condition at the same hospital Saturday.

Their updated condition Monday was not known.