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Three dead, several others injured in head-on crash in Glades County

Fatal crash closes S.R. 29 in Glades County
Fatal crash closes S.R. 29 in Glades County
Posted at 6:50 AM, Nov 22, 2017
and last updated 2017-11-22 19:28:23-05

**UPDATE (6:00PM)** -- Investigators released the identity of the people involved in a fatal crash this morning. 

31-year-old Manuel Rodriguez and 71-year-old Nicolas Rodriguez were traveling on northbound on State Road 29 when they were struck head-on.

The identity of the third person killed in the crash has not been released. 


**UPDATE (8:30AM)** -- Troopers now say that three people have died in a head-on crash on State Road 29 north of LaBelle.

The crash involved a Ford SUV and a box truck, and in addition to the three confirmed deaths, several others were transported to area hospitals.

The road remains closed at the scene.


GLADES COUNTY, Fla. -- Troopers say a fatal crash has caused a roadblock in both directions of State Road 29 north of LaBelle Wednesday morning.

The crash happened just before 6 a.m. near the intersection with Chaparral Avenue in rural Glades County, about halfway between LaBelle and Palmdale.

No other details are available at this time.

Drivers should find an alternate route around the scene.

Live traffic updates on the Fox 4 Traffic Page.