The Tampa woman was struck by a car and later died while crossing Ulmerton near 49th Street in Largo earlier this week.
Saturday, April 13, 2013
Thursday, January 24, 2013
Michael Evan Schneider, 19, was thrown from his motorcycle and later died after hitting a car at Seminole Boulevard and Walsingham Road.
A Largo man was killed when his motorcycle struck a car Wednesday night at Seminole Boulevard and Walsingham Road, the Florida Highway Patrol reports. According to FHP investigators, Michael Evan Schneider, 19, was headed north on Seminole Boulevard at around 6:30 p.m. when he hit a Chevy Cavalier that was coming from the opposite direction and turning left into the Seminole Center Plaza at Walsingham Road. Schneider was thrown from his Suzuki motorcycle and sustained critical injuries. He later died at Largo Medical Center, authorities said. The driver of the Cavalier, 18-year-old Deven Lee McCormick of Seminole, and a 16-year-old female passenger were taken to Bayfront Medical Center in St. Petersburg. There was no immediate word on …
Sunday, December 2, 2012
Busy week? Allow us to catch you up on some of the highlights.
1. For more than 50 years, John Buck, 78, of Largo, has sold fresh Florida citrus from his Yellow Banks Groves on Walsingham Road. Meet the man behind this local landmark and the delicious treats he sells. 2. A new Largo store offers alpaca apparel, yarn, home decor and more. Have you checked out the new Criativity store and studio yet? 3. Speaking of new businesses, a new Firehouse Subs opened recently at the Bardmoor Promenade Shopping Center. There's also news that Whole Foods Market could be coming to nearby Westfield Countryside Mall. Check out our New Businesses on the Block story and map to see what else is now open in Largo. 4. A week after allegedly getting into a fight that left two people injured, police arrested a man who they …
Saturday, November 10, 2012
Largo Patch highlights interaction with our readers. Today, it's a comment on a story about a bicyclist who was struck by a car at a Largo intersection and later died.
Thanks to Patch reader Gwen Thomas, who weighed in on this story about a fatal accident on Bryan Dairy Road in Largo with this comment: "Cars really need to give bicyclists a break. The only place I feel comfortable riding my bike is on the Pinellas Trail. As careful as I am, I've had numerous times when a car almost hit me." Agree? Disagree? Let us know! Largo Patch is an interactive community site, and we want you to get involved! Post a comment at the bottom of any story. Upload your photos to our Pics & Clips gallery. Post an Announcement to share your news, or add an Event to our calendar. Post a blog in our Local Voices section to let everyone know about your group, your expertise or your opinion.
Monday, July 16, 2012
Tow truck drivers from around Florida paid their respects Sunday to a Largo driver.
Tow trucks and other heavy trucks are a familiar site in Largo with road construction happening all around town. But Sunday's procession of about 60 trucks was in memory of a Scott Edward Hinchliffe. The 46-year-old Madeira Beach man was driving his heavy-duty tow truck July 9 on Interstate 75 in the Bradenton area. Hinchliffe's right front tire blew, and his truck hit an embankment. He died at the scene. "What we do is incredibly dangerous. Most of the pubic sees us as they fly down the road," Ginger Darling, owner of Nationwide Towing. "Scott was a kind person. He cared a great deal about people. He would stop and tow someone, even if he would not get paid." Darling organized the memorial procession, which went down Indian Rocks, …