Victims of Early Morning Crash Identified

The Florida Highway Patrol released the names of two men killed in a Land O' Lakes traffic accident Monday morning.

The drivers killed in an early morning traffic accident in Land O' Lakes have been identified.

According to the Florida Highway Patrol, Michael Cartee Boles, 36,  of Spring Hill was driving a 1991 Chevy S-10 northbound on Land O' Lakes Boulevard near Sunterra Drive at about 7:35 a.m. on Dec. 3 when

Jeffrey Makc Osborne, 43, of Spring Hill avoided colliding with Boles by turning onto the west shoulder of the highway. But Boles's vehicle continued northbound in the southbound lane, colliding head-on with a 2007 Mitsubishi Gallant driven by Joseph Norris Whaley, 21 of Spring Hill.

Bradford Lee Ball, 36, of Spring Hill turned his 2006 Toyota Corolla to avoid that collision and hit a traffic control sign. Ball also had a passenger in his vehicle, Diane Francis Stivers, 62, of Spring Hill.

Both Boles and Whaley received fatal injuries and died at the scene.

The incident remains under investigation, according to FHP.

Patty Laden December 04, 2012 at 02:24 AM
This was my step son joe in this cae crush.
Debbie Relyea December 04, 2012 at 04:12 AM
I am so sadden of learning of the death of Joe,he was a damn good kid and a fantastic Daddy.R.I.P. Joe
Merri Crews December 04, 2012 at 02:47 PM
This is really sad! Bless them all and their families....
Sammi Frear December 04, 2012 at 04:38 PM
I will miss you Joe, its terrible to hear that you passed away. I may not have known you long, but when I did know you I learned how much of a great person you were and how much you cared for others. You would give the shirt off your back if someone needed it. R.I.P JOE.


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