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West Orange Times & Observer Thursday, Jun. 6, 2019 1 year ago

BREAKING NEWS: Fatal crash under investigation along State Road 429

The driver was pronounced dead at the scene after the crash, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.
by: Tim Freed Managing Editor

A fatal crash occurred on State Road 429 at 8:20 p.m. Thursday, June 6, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

The crash took place in the southbound lanes at mile marker 24 — just north of the West Colonial Drive exit between Winter Garden and Ocoee — and involved a pickup truck that overturned. 

The driver was pronounced deceased at the scene, and three other occupants have been taken to Orlando Health, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

As of 9:22 p.m., one southbound lane remained open.

This story will be updated as more information surfaces.

Tim Freed was the managing editor for the West Orange Times & Observer and the Southwest Orange Observer. He previously spent six years covering the Winter Park/Maitland area and is a graduate of the University of Central Florida.


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