Santia Myriah Feketa and Britney Lee Poindexter Killed in St. Lucie County Crash on Okeechobee Road
St. Lucie County, Florida (February 7, 2018) – Two teens lost their lives when their pickup was struck by a wrong-way driver Tuesday night in St. Lucie County, the Florida Highway Patrol reported.
Authorities identified the victims as 17-year-old Santia Myriah Feketa, of Fort Pierce, and 16-year-old Britney Lee Poindexter, of Port St. Lucie.
The head-on collision occurred just before 7 p.m. Tuesday, February 6 on Okeechobee Road.
As per the FHP, 98-year-old Walter Arther Roney, of Dearborn Michigan, was driving a 1986 Mirage west in the eastbound lane of Okeechobee Road when he crashed head-on into a 2013 Chevrolet Silverado driven by Feketa.
Feketa and her passenger, Poindexter, died in the accident.
Roney and his passenger, 75-year-old Carolyn Elizabeth-Evans Bruns, of Brighton, Michigan, were transported to Lawnwood Regional Medical Center & Heart Institute in Fort Pierce. Roney was listed in critical condition and Bruns in serious condition as on Tuesday night.
Hospital officials on Wednesday listed both patients in critical condition.
We at Percy Martinez Law Office would like to pass our condolences to the family and friends of Santia Myriah Feketa and Britney Lee Poindexter.
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