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Polk County News and Democrat Two dead in separate accidents
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Updated: 08/10/2016 08:30:09AM

Two dead in separate accidents

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By STEVE STEINER

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Saturday, Aug. 6, proved fatal for a Lake Wales man in a vehicular wreck. On Sunday, Aug. 7, a vehicular wreck in Lakeland took the life of a Bartow man.

According to the Polk County Sheriff’s Office, at approximately 7 p.m., Saturday, Isidro Medina, 71, of 9009 Camp Mack Road in Lake Wales, had just finished fishing with his nephew, 12-year-old Alberto Reyes of 54 Garner Ave. in Lake Wales, on the north end of the Resmondo Sod Farm, where Medina worked and lived. The pair left in Medina’s Dodge Ram pickup truck. Medina was driving south on a dirt road when the truck apparently hit a mud puddle, forcing the truck off the dirt road where it rolled upside down into the water-filled ditch.

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