Fatal Accident on US-146, LIVINGSTON, July 4, 2011 - At approximately 7:21 am on July 4, 2011, a blue 2001 Chevy Aveo driven by Misty Dimas, 31, of Livingston, was north-bound on US-146. Dimas' vehicle left the road to the right, rolled through the grass beside the fence of the Polk County Youth Rodeo and eventually crashed through the fence, entering the fairgrounds. Dimas' vehicle crashed through the other side of the fence on Fair Street and slammed sideways into a telephone pole. The car spun around and continued sliding across Fair Street and finally came to rest in a driveway. Americare Ambulance Service was dispatched to the scene along with Officer Kevin Ward of the Livingston Police Department. Ward was joined by fellow Officers Sergeant Ronnie Bogany, Detective Leon Middleton, and Officer Chad Ward. Sadly, the ambulance was not needed as it appears that Dimas may have been killed when her car impacted the telephone pole. Justice of the Peace Darrell Longino performed an inquest at the scene. A first-call car from Pace Funeral Home recovered the body of Misty Dimas. A rollback wrecker from Harwood Wrecker Service recovered the vehicle and it will be stored at 101 Harwood Drive in Livingston.
WARNING: The pictures below are scenes from a violent automobile accident. If this offends you in any way, DO NOT scroll down this page.
Misty Dimas' 2004 Chevy Aveo. The driver's side impacted a telephone pole.
The impact snapped the top half of the pole. Workers pictured putting a new pole in place.
The fence shows where the vehicle entered the fair grounds. The vehicle then cut the corner and went through the other side of the fence and struck the utility pole.
The damaged pole caused a temporary power outage for residents that live near the fair grounds. A new pole is erected next to the damaged pole as city workers move the power lines seamlessly to the new pole.
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