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.