Fatal car crash shut down parts of US HWY 441 in Alachua

Published: Sep. 29, 2020 at 4:54 PM EDT|Updated: Sep. 30, 2020 at 12:38 AM EDT
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ALACHUA, Fla. (WCJB) -All lanes are back open on US Highway 441 after a tractor-trailer and a dump truck collided on US 441 and CR 235A, which required all southbound 441 traffic to be re-routed on to NW 173 street on Tuesday afternoon.

According to the Florida Highway Patrol traffic incident report, a 73-year-old man was headed east on US Highway 441 when he failed to stop at a red light at county road 235A.

The dump truck driver collided with a semi tractor-trailer. The driver was killed in the crash.

The tractor-trailer driver was taken to a nearby hospital with serious injuries.

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