Local Resident Killed by Wrong Way Driver on Sawgrass Expressway

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Marisa Catronio

By: Sharon Aron Baron

A woman who was driving the wrong way on the Sawgrass Expressway left a Coral Springs woman dead and another in critical condition early Sunday morning.

This morning at about 2am my brother’s daughter, and my niece was killed. Marisa Catronio was killed by a wrong way driver on the Sawgrass Exp. southbound east of Coral Springs Dr. A very sad day for the Catronio family. Please say a prayer for a very beautiful young lady.”Ron Catronio from Facebook

According to FHP, two Coral Springs residents were traveling west on the Sawgrass Expressway in a 2012 Toyota Camry near University Drive, when a 2004 Hyundai Sonata driving on the wrong side of the highway struck them head-on.

Marisa Caran Catronio, 21, who was in the front passenger seat was killed in the crash.  Kaitlyn Nicole Ferrante, 21, was taken to Broward Health North where she was listed in critical condition.

The driver of the Hyundai, Kayla Maria Mendoza, 20, of Hallandale Beach, was taken to Broward Health North where she was reported in serious condition.

The cause of the crash is under investigation.

About Sharon Aron Baron

Sharon Aron Baron Sharon Aron Baron is the Editor of Talk Media and writer for Coral Springs Talk. CST was created in 2012 to provide News, Views and Entertainment for the residents of Coral Springs, Parkland and the rest of South Florida.

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  • Adam

    What a tragedy. My heart goes out to the family.

  • TheSupremeOne

    Ms. Mendoza should be thrown in prison for the rest of her r0tten life. But, this country’s weak and twisted legal system unfortunately allows drunk drivers to get away with murderrr.

  • TheSupremeOne

    Ms. Mendoza should be thrown in prison for the rest of her r0tten life. But, this country’s weak and twisted legal system unfortunately allows drunk drivers to get away with murderrr.

  • TheSupremeOne

    Ms. Mendoza should be thrown in prison for the rest of her life. But, this country’s weak and twisted legal system unfortunately allows drunk drivers to get away with murderrr.

  • TheSupremeOne

    Ms. Mendoza should be thrown in prison for the rest of her life. But, this country’s weak and twisted legal system unfortunately allows drunk drivers to get away with this kind of thing all the time.

  • Toes&Feet

    So sad. I really hope this 20 year old wasn’t drunk and was just confused by the signs. Either way.. tragedy indeed

  • britt

    Was the other driver drunk too? How don’t you notice another car coming at you head on going the wrong way on a highway with out avoiding it? Unless that driver had no headlights on omggg

    • RIPMarisa

      The area where this occurred is a rise in the road. It is not the first time this has occurred in the same area.