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Florida Highway Patrol investigates a fatal crash in Highlands County

Florida Highway Patrol
Posted at 3:21 PM, Feb 19, 2023
and last updated 2023-02-19 15:21:35-05

HIGHLANDS COUNTY, Fla. — A two-vehicle crash today in Highlands County ended in a fatality.

The first vehicle was traveling north inside the southbound lane of U.S road 27. When another vehicle traveling south in the southbound lane approached the intersection
of State Road 70.

The first vehicle collided with the second vehicle and traveled off the roadway.

When authorities arrived on the scene the passenger of the first vehicle was pronounced dead. Three others were taken to the hospital.