Fatal semi truck crash closes portion of U.S. 27 near Clewiston

Posted at 7:31 AM, May 12, 2017
and last updated 2017-05-12 10:50:11-04

**UPDATE (10:30AM)** -- The Hendry County Sheriff's Office says all lanes of U.S. 27 have reopened west of Clewiston.


HENDRY COUNTY, Fla. -- The northbound lanes of U.S. 27 are closed just west of Clewiston as Florida Highway Patrol investigates a crash that's killed at least one person.

Southbound lanes were briefly closed as well, but have reopened.

Captain Harrelle with Hendry County Sheriff's Office says two tractor trailers were involved in the crash.

Traffic is being routed around the crash onto County Road 720.

Live updates on the Fox 4 Traffic Page.