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Woman killed in crash involving tow truck on Interstate 75

Posted at 7:23 AM, Dec 19, 2018
and last updated 2018-12-19 07:23:22-05

LEE COUNTY, Fla. -- A Fort Myers woman died Tuesday night after troopers say she crashed into a tow truck pulling a vehicle.

Florida Highway patrol say the crash happened at 10 :18 p.m. on Interstate 75 at mile marker 140, just south of the Luckett Road exit in Fort Myers.

Troopers say 28-year-old Kassandra Alsept of Fort Myers was driving southbound when she crashed into the rear end of a pickup truck being towed by a tow truck. The towed truck became unstable and fell on top of Alsept's vehicle.

Alsept was pronounced dead at the scene.

The crash remains under investigation.