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By Trevor Sikkema and Lisa Greenberg on October 3rd, 2013 | Last updated: October 3, 2013 at 11:47 am
Construction on electronic signs along areas of Interstate 75 should begin around January, nearly two years after the 20-vehicle pileup that inspired public concern over drivers’ safety on the highway.
By Alexys Martinez on August 30th, 2012 | Last updated: December 7, 2012 at 9:41 pm
WUFT reports on the area of Gainesville near Paynes Prairie, where several people died earlier this year, and changes that have been made to prevent another tragedy.
By Donna Green-Townsend on April 26th, 2012 | Last updated: September 8, 2013 at 1:41 am
In the weeks following the January I-75 tragedy that left 11 people dead, Republican State Representative Keith Perry from District 22 pushed lawmakers for improved signage along the interstate. Perry says the accidents that occurred during the smoky and foggy conditions [...]
By WUFT News on February 3rd, 2012 | Last updated: July 24, 2013 at 10:26 pm
The Florida Highway Patrol has released the names of the last three victims from this past Sunday’s deadly Interstate 75 pile-up. Investigators says it was a family of three from Pensacola. According to a family member with knowledge of the situation, [...]
By WUFT News on January 31st, 2012 | Last updated: January 31, 2012 at 11:18 pm
Alachua County medical examiners have discovered the remains of a third victim in one of vehicles involved in Sunday’s I-75 accident near Paynes Prarie, according to a release from the Florida Highway Patrol this evening. This brings the tally of [...]
By Katiana Krawchenko on January 31st, 2012 | Last updated: July 26, 2013 at 12:59 am
Not only did this weekend’s horrifying crash cause emotional trauma for those who were involved in it, the pain extends to the first emergency responders on the scene. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Katiana Krawchenko reports the stress of it all will be long-lasting.
The Santa Fe College Fine Arts department has identified one of the victims in the crash Sunday along I-75 as former student, Christie Nguyen. Nguyen, 27, earned two associate degrees in business administration, and two additional vocational certificates in business [...]
By Katiana Krawchenko on January 30th, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 4:57 pm
WUFT-TV’s First at Five talks with one of the survivors of the I-75 crash on Sunday, Steven Camp.