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Amber Alert

Wednesday, January 9, 2008

A Poinciana woman dies in a car vs tractor trailer accident

A 49 year old Poinciana woman has died as a result of a Tractor trailer vs car accident. It is unrelated to I-4 conditions. Rosemita Lauriston of 2150 Mystic Ring Loop died about 7 a.m. today when she drove her Maroon Nisan Sentra into the back of a Florida Rock Industries tractor/trailer truck on Hatchineha Road, near Tyner Road, said Polk Sheriff's Office spokesman Scott Wilder.

Both the truck, driven by 59-year-old Kenneth McPhail of Bartow, and Laurison were driving west bound. There was fog in the area at the time the crash occurred.

Traffic homicide detectives are investigating the crash.