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FHP releases new details on the fatal 4-vehicle crash near Old Town

Published: Aug. 20, 2021 at 1:00 PM EDT
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OLD TOWN, Fla. (WCJB) - US Highway 19 near Old Town was blocked in both directions after a deadly crash Friday morning.

The three-to-four car crash took place before 9 a.m. near the intersection of Southeast US Highway 19 and Southeast Highway 317. Both lanes were shut down until around 3 p.m.

Florida Highway Patrol says a car driving south crossed into the northbound lanes near SE 317th Highway, causing two cars and a pickup truck to wreck.

The passenger of the pickup, a 65-year-old woman from Old Town, died in the accident. Four other people suffered minor injuries.

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