One dead and one in critical condition following crash in DeSoto County

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Fatal crash in Desoto County. Photo via Desoto County Sheriff’s Office

DeSoto County Sheriff’s Office and Fire Department are investigating a wreck that happened on County Road 761 in Arcadia.

According to Florida Highway Patrol, a vehicle was traveling west when the driver swerved off the road and hit a culvert and overturned.

The passenger in the vehicle died from their injuries, the driver was airlifted to Lee Memorial Hospital in critical condition.

Neither victims name has been released.

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