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Vero Beach Woman Killed in St. Lucie Car Accident

A Miami personal injury attorney says that an 81-year-old woman was killed and her husband was seriously injured in a two-car accident in St. Lucie County, according to a news report.

The Florida Highway Patrol said that Esther Stege of Vero Beach was a passenger in a vehicle driven by her husband, Norbert Stege, 80, when they were hit by another car on Indian River Drive just north of Southeast Walton Road. Norbert Stege was taken to Lawnwood Regional Medical Center & Institute in Fort Pierce in critical condition. His wife Esther was killed in the accident. FHP investigators said the car driven by Ivan Tate, 28, of Fort Pierce was out of control at the time of the accident.

Tate was treated and released at a local hospital. The FHP said that investigation is ongoing.

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