Three dead in multi-vehicle crash on I-75 blocking lanes
MARION OAKS, Fla. (WCJB) - A deadly crash on Interstate 75 blocked some northbound lanes on Wednesday afternoon, and numerous emergency crews responded to the scene.
According to the Marion County Sheriff’s Office, deputies, Marion County Fire Rescue crews, and Florida Highway Patrol troopers responded to a fatal crash and vehicle fire near mile marker 337 in Marion Oaks on I-75.
Troopers say three people were killed in the wreck involving a dump truck and a passenger car.
Crews blocked some northbound lanes and diverted traffic southbound on the interstate. Troopers say the roadway will remain blocked for hours as they clear burnt debris.
Investigators are also mapping the area to determine the factors that led up to the fatal crash.
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