Triple fatality in Sebring

CREATED Jan. 7, 2014

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SEBRING, Fla. - A morning walk turned tragic in Sebring when a car struck and killed two of four pedestrians, critically injuring a third and seriously injuring the fourth.

The Florida Highway Patrol says the driver behind the wheel of the Ford pickup involved in the crash also died.

Investigators say 54-year-old Gregory Tocci of Sebring was driving south on Seattle Avenue approaching four people walking north of Illinois Avenue.  The four saw the pickup and stepped onto the west should of Seattle and continued walking north.

The FHP says for some unknown reason Tocci left the roadway and hit the pedestrians  and then failed to negotiate a curve, striking a large concrete power pole.  Tocci later died at a hospital.

The FHP identified the dead pedestrians as 62-year-old Holly Fadely and 60-year-old Allen Wilson, both of Sebring.  73-year-old James Amos was critically injured and 62-year-old William Fadely was seriously injured.  Both of the injured were also from Sebring.

The crash remains under investigation.