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One Person Killed, Two Injured in Vehicle Crash in Florida Keys


May 04, 2019

FLORIDA KEYS – According to a news story reported online at miamiherald.com, one person was killed and two others were injured in a vehicle crash in the Florida Keys. The crash occurred on U.S. Highway 1 and involved three vehicles. Officials investigating the collision have released identifying information about the victim.*

The collision took place in the early morning on May 2 on U.S. Highway 1 in the Florida Keys. Florida Highway Patrol and the Miami Herald report that at approximately 5:50 a.m. that day, a 2015 Kia Forte was traveling south on U.S. 1 and for reasons not known, crossed into the opposite lane of travel. 

In entering the other lane, the Kia drove into the path of a northbound 2019 Dodge Grand Caravan. The two vehicles then collided near mile marker 60. After the initial collision, a 2002 Honda Accord that had been traveling south behind the Kia struck the back of the Kia. 

The Miami Herald reports that the driver of the Kia died from her injuries. She was identified as a 73-year-old woman from Long Key. 

The news report further states that the driver of the Dodge and a passenger in the Dodge were injured and taken to the Ryder Trauma Center at Jackson Memorial Hospital. The driver was identified as a 43-year-old woman from Key West. The passenger was identified as a 44-year-old woman from Key West. They are both reportedly in stable condition. 

The driver of the Honda and three passengers in the Honda were not injured in the wreck, according to the report. The Honda driver was identified as a 19-year-old man from Homestead, Florida.

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Source:https://www.miamiherald.com/news/local/community/florida-keys/article229939379.html

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