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Crash kills baby, 12-year-old girl and 3 adults

Posted at 10:43 AM, Oct 31, 2022
and last updated 2022-10-31 10:43:58-04

PLANT CITY, Fla. — Two young children and three adults were killed in a crash along a highway near Tampa, the Florida Highway Patrol said.

A Ford Explorer crossed the center line for an unknown reasons and crashed nearly head-on into a Nissan Frontier on Sunday night, troopers said in a crash report. The Nissan was then struck by another vehicle.

Four people in the Explorer died, including two girls, ages 1 and 12, a 56-year-old woman and the 20-year-old female driver. The 53-year-old man driving the Nissan also died in the crash.

Two other passengers in the Explorer and one passenger in the Nissan were also injured, the report said.