Woman dies in Fla. car accident

State Journal Staff Report Published:

A woman formerly of Frankfort was killed in a wreck in Fort Myers, Fla., Saturday. 

Fara Stivers, 43, a nurse practitioner in Fort Myers, was hit by a truck Saturday night, according to her father, Jim Stivers of Frankfort. She died instantly.

According to a report in the Fort Myers News-Press, Fara Stivers turned left in a Toyota Camry from an access road and into the path of a Dodge Ram pickup around 10 p.m. Saturday.

Stivers’ two daughters, ages 7 and 5, were airlifted to separate hospitals in Fort Myers and Tampa, Jim Stivers said.

Both are listed in fair condition, the News-Press reported.

The pickup’s driver and two juvenile passengers weren’t taken to the hospital, the newspaper reported.

Fara Stivers graduated from McNeese State University in Lake Charles, La., and George Rogers Clark High School in Winchester. She’d just received her Ph.D. in nursing, Jim Stivers said.


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