Sawgrass Expressway

Wrong-way Sawgrass crash spurs call for new safety measures


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To honor his daughter, Gary Catronio hopes someday soon every highway access ramp will have spikes or flashing warning lights to signal drivers going the wrong way and headed for disaster.

Marisa Caran Catronio was killed early Sunday on the Sawgrass Expressway west of University Drive when a wrong-way driver plowed head-on into a 2012 Toyota Camry in which she was a passenger, the Florida Highway Patrol said. She was pronounced dead at the scene shortly after the 1:45 a.m. collision, according to FHP.

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