One dead and four others, including a 10-year-old boy were seriously injured in crash on SR-80 in LaBelle

Writer: Derrick Shaw
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One person died and four others were seriously injured in a crash on State Road 80, in LaBelle on Tuesday afternoon.

According to the Florida Highway Patrol, a pick-up truck with 5 total people inside was traveling eastbound on SR-80 in heavy rain when the driver lost control.

The truck traveled off the roadway into the median and overturned.

A 53-year-old woman from LaBelle was ejected from the truck into the westbound traffic lanes. She were pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the truck, a 49-year-old man from LaBelle was seriously injured in the crash. Three other passengers in the truck, a 41-year-old woman, a 37-year-old man, and a 10-year-old boy were also seriously injured in the crash.

The crash investigation is ongoing to determine if alcohol was involved.

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