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Memorial service set for med student

By Times staff writers

© St. Petersburg Times, published June 8, 2000


A memorial service for Eugene Woodward, a University of South Florida medical student who died Saturday in a car accident, is planned for 10:30 a.m. Friday at the Church of the Transfiguration, 4000 43rd St. N in St. Petersburg.

Woodward, 25, was killed when a Ford Bronco driven by his twin brother, Ed, was hit by a car on Interstate 275 in Tampa, just north of Busch Boulevard. Ed Woodward survived the fiery wreck.

The family has requested that those wishing to make donations give them in Eugene Woodward's name to CASA, the Center Against Spouse Abuse, P.O. Box 414, St. Petersburg, FL 33731.

Lutz man dies after heart attack, wreck

PLANT CITY -- A Lutz man died Tuesday night after he suffered a heart attack while driving and wrecked his car on Interstate 4, the Florida Highway Patrol said.

Floyd A. Holcomb, 62, of 17803 Sunrise Drive, was driving his 1997 Chevy eastbound on I-4 shortly after 9 p.m. Just west of the McIntosh Road exit, the FHP said, he had a heart attack and lost control of his car.

The car swerved onto the median and then across the westbound lanes, landing in a ditch.

Holcomb was taken to Brandon Regional Hospital, where he died.

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