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One person dead after pickup truck crashed into dump truck in Glades County

Florida Highway Patrol
Posted at 9:12 AM, May 03, 2023
and last updated 2023-05-03 09:45:57-04

GLADES COUNTY, Fla. — Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) says one person is dead following a crash on Tuesday afternoon in Moorehaven.

Troopers say a pickup truck and dump truck collided on State Road 78 and Ortona Road around 3:00 p.m.

According to FHP, the pickup truck was traveling north on Ortono Road and failed to stop and was hit by the dump truck.

The 37-year-old driver of the pickup truck from Moorehaven died in the crash.

The dump truck driver was not hurt.

The crash is under investigation.