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Three people dead in Charlotte County crash

Florida Highway Patrol
Posted at 10:34 AM, Apr 02, 2022
and last updated 2022-04-04 14:30:27-04

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. — Florida Highway Patrol troopers say three people are dead following a head-on crash in Charlotte County.

It happened on County Road 74 and Eugene Avenue around 3 a.m on Saturday.

FHP says a pickup was traveling on County Road 74, also known as Bermont Road, when it crossed the center lane and collided with a tractor-trailer.

Investigators say the impact caused a fire to break out.

All three people involved died as a result of the crash.

FHP is investigating the cause.

According to FHP County Road, 74 (Bermont Road) has been opened again.