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Two women in Pasco County were caught on video violently beating another woman unconscious in an alleged road-rage incident on Tuesday, the Sheriff’s Office said.

Alicia Scarduzio, 20, and Shelley Gemberling, 49, are accused of dragging the woman who was stopped in the left lane of a road at an intersection, out of her care window, the Tampa Bay Times reports.


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Deputies said Scarduzio and Gemberling grabbed the woman by her hair and throat and punched her multiple times in the face, causing her to lose consciousness, according to the Times.

A witness waiting in traffic recorded the video, showing Scarduzio repeatedly punching the woman, who was lying on the ground motionless. A man then runs up and pushes Scarduzio away, and a nearby deputy drives his patrol car across a median to help.

The victim told deputies that Scarduzio and Gemberling approached her car because of a traffic incident, but it is unclear what caused the women to get physical, according to the Times.

Deputies said the victim suffered a broken nose and other injuries.

Scarduzio and Gemberling were arrested Wednesday on charges of burglary and aggravated battery. They remain at the county jail on a $50,000 bail each, according to jail records.

Chelsea Todaro, The Palm Beach Post |
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