Elisa Chantelriquelme, 28, Corey Samuel Dormany, 24, and Matthew Alfonso Garcia, 24, killed, and Stevie Tyrone Gainey, 58, injured in four-vehicle wreck on U.S. 301 in Thonotosassa, Florida

Modified Date: 
Sun, 12/10/2017 - 3:52pm
Accident Date: 
Saturday, July 2, 2016

Three dead in 4-vehicle crash on U.S. 301 in Thonotosassa

The crash occurred shortly after 5:30 a.m. Saturday when a silver Volkswagen Bug attempted to pass a car on U.S. 301. The Bug collided with a SUV.

The impact forced the vehicles into two other vehicles.

Three dead in fatal crash on US-301 in Thonotosassa

Florida Highway Patrol said that the crash occurred when Elisa Chantelriquelme, 28, of Zephyrhills attempted to pass another vehicle traveling southbound on US-301 when her Volkswagen Beetle slammed head on with a Ford Explorer in the northbound lane.

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Riquelme of Zephyrhills died at the scene, according to the FHP. The driver of the Explorer, 24-year-old Matthew Alfonso Garcia of Riverview was thrown from the SUV. He and his passenger, 24-year-old Corey Samuel Dormany of Seffner were both killed.

Type: Car Accident
People Involved: 
Elisa Chantelriquelme
Corey Samuel Dormany
Gordon Jones Price
Stevie Tyrone Gainey
Matthew Alfonso Garcia
Roadway: 
U.S. 301

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