Perry Co. Man Killed in Florida Accident

POSTED BY: Nichole Hannahs
Thursday, July 10, 2014 - 06:41 AM

A newspaper in Sarasota, Florida is reporting the death of a Perry County, Ohio man and the injury of another. 

The Sarasota Herald-Tribune is reporting that 25-year-old Zachary Thomas Collins of New Lexington died in the Wednesday evening crash near Lido Beach. 

According to the paper the Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission reported that four people were riding two personal watercrafts about a mile off Lido Beach when the crash occurred. The Commission said that Collins sustained injuries to his skull and pelvis. He went into trauma arrest and was taken to a hospital where he later died. 

The Herald-Tribune also reports that 25-year-old Keaton Fowler, also of New Lexington, sustained injuries that weren't life threatening. 

There was no word on how the crash occurred.





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