On Wednesday, December 22, 2021, a woman died after a crash pinned her between her car and a fuel pump. The incident happened just after 2pm at a Circle K location at 3470 East Lake Business, in Palm Harbor. Florida Highway Patrol said a 66-year-old woman backed her vehicle into a gas pump, and the impact caused the pump to overturn on the victim. The woman was pinned between the gas pump and her vehicle before the gasoline caught on fire.
The woman died at the scene of the crash. Local firefighters arrived to put out the fire. Troopers are investigating the incident.