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Two people killed in crash on I-75 in Tuckers Grade Rd

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Posted at 9:02 PM, Aug 18, 2022
and last updated 2022-08-18 21:11:54-04

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. — Two people were killed in a crash Wednesday night on I-75 and Tuckers Grade Road in Charlotte County says Florida Highway Patrol

According to FHP, a vehicle was heading north on I-75 near mile marker 155 when the driver lost control of the vehicle and traveled off the interstate onto a grass shoulder. The car then collided with a tree, overturned, and was engulfed in flames.

The driver, a 39-year-old male, and a 16-year-old male passenger were pronounced dead on the scene.

FHP says the second passenger, a 35-year-old male, was taken to a nearby hospital with serious injuries.

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