Florida Bus Crash, 2 dead

2 Deltona girls killed: Volusia, Seminole gear up for grief

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Grief counselors in two counties are preparing for shocked students when classes resume after Friday’s crash that killed two Deltona girls in Seminole County.

Ashlie Ramos, 11, and Nyasia Quinones, 7, were named Saturday as the victims of the crash near Sanford.

They were in a Mazda 626 driven by Andrea N. Ruz, 30, of Deltona that was eastbound on Ronald Reagan Boulevard near State Road 417 about 4:30p.m. That’s when the car turned left in front of a Seminole County school bus with three students on board, Florida Highway Patrol Trooper Wanda Diaz said.

 

 

The bus hit the passenger side of the car, Diaz said. The bus driver and students were not hurt.

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Monster mosquitoes

20 TIMES the size of a normal bug invade central Florida after heavy rains

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Giant mosquitoes the size of a quarter are invading central Florida and officials are warning residents to beware of the ‘notoriously aggressive’ bloodsuckers.

Entomologists at the University of Florida predicted the massive insects, known as gallinippers, would descend on the sunshine state in record numbers this year after drenching rains from Tropical Storm Debbie. Now the mammoth monsters have arrived, being spotted in Seminole County.

The frightening super mosquitoes, native to the eastern half of the United States, are 20 times the size of an ordinary mosquito and their bite is unusually painful.

Ouch: The giant gallinipper mosquito, pictured, is invading central Florida

Ouch: The giant gallinipper mosquito, pictured, is invading central Florida

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