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19-year-old dies in morning crash

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Posted at 1:25 PM, Feb 07, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-07 14:11:02-05

LEE COUNTY, Fla.  — A 19-year-old girl has died in a crash in Lee County early this morning.

It happened at 12:15 a.m.

The Florida Highway Patrol says a vehicle was traveling on southbound I-75 on the inside lane. They say a boat had become dislodged from a trailer in a previous crash and was left on the inside lane of southbound I-75.

FHP says the vehicle hit the boat and rotated from the initial impact. The car then hit the front of a tow truck that was traveling in the center lane.

The vehicle came to a rest on the west shoulder of southbound I-75 with the tow truck partially on top of it. FHP says the crash is still under investigation.