2 people killed, 2 severely injured in Englewood SUV crash

Writer: Joey Pellegrino
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The site of a deadly crash at the intersection of SR-776 and Artists Avenue in Englewood. Credit: Google Maps

Two people were killed and another two badly injured in a crash between two SUVs on SR-776 in Englewood on Monday evening.

According to the Florida Highway Patrol, an SUV driven by a 25-year-old man from Englewood was traveling south in the outside lane of SR-776, north of Artists Avenue, at around 6:25 p.m. A second SUV, driven by a 73-year-old woman from Englewood, was stopped at the stop sign on Artists Avenue, west of SR-776. The second SUV’s two passengers were a 68-year-old woman from Thief River Falls, Minnesota, and a 68-year-old woman from Grand Forks, North Dakota.

The second SUV entered the intersection in front of the first approaching SUV, which T-boned the second vehicle on the left side. The second SUV overturned onto its right side and came to rest on SR-776.

The 73-year-old driver and her Grand Forks passenger were pronounced dead at the scene. The woman from Thief River Falls was transported to an area hospital in critical condition. The driver of the first SUV received serious injuries.

The crash remains under investigation.

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