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April 1, 2014

2 injured in Saturday wreck in Live Oak

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A Live Oak woman was seriously injured while a Texas woman received minor injuries following a Saturday wreck at US 129 North of I-10, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

According to FHP, Ana Margarita Fonseca, 49, Houston, Texas, was pulling out of the Penn Oil truck stop driveway to travel south on US 129 in a 2014 Nissan car around 11:43 p.m. At the same time, Shannon Salina Chewning, 44, Live Oak, was traveling north on US 129 in a 1996 Subaru car. Fonseca failed to yield to oncoming traffic prior to making a left turn causing the front of the Nissan to strike the left front of the Subaru, FHP reported.

Suwannee County Fire Rescue transported Fonseca to Shands Live Oak Regional Medical Center for minor injuries.

Chewning was life flighted to Shands in Gainesville with serious injuries.

Fonseca was charged with failing to yield to oncoming traffic. 

Suwannee County Sheriff’s Office and Live Oak Police Department assisted in directing traffic. 

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