Paradise Lakes Owner Dies in Texas Car Accident
John E. Forier was pronounced dead at the scene. His girlfriend, Pam Tanner, remains in a Texas hospital, a Paradise Lakes representative says.
Paradise Lakes owner John E. Forier of Lutz was killed Sunday, Nov. 20, when the 1997 Mercury SUV he was driving veered off a roadway.
Paradise Lakes comptroller Stephanie Gibson said the information they have is limited at this time, but that she is in contact with Forier's family.
Forier's girlfriend, Pam Tanner, was a passenger in the vehicle, Gibson said. She was taken to a Texas hospital. Tanner did sustain some injuries, but her exact condition is currently unknown by resort representatives, Gibson said.
The 1997 Mercury SUV Forier was driving veered off a roadway Sunday evening, according to ConnectAmarillo.com, a Texas news website.
The Texas Department of Public Safety said Forier overcorrected back, which sent the SUV skidding across both lanes, according to ConnectAmarillo.com
Forier, who was not wearing a seatbelt, was ejected and pronounced dead on scene, the news report stated.
According to the news report, Tanner — who was unidentified at the time of the report — is in critical condition with head injuries. Tanner was wearing a seatbelt, the report stated.
Forier's family is working on funeral arrangements, Gibson said.