Deadly crash on US 27 near Clewiston

Writer: Paul Dolan
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Florida Highway Patrol vehicle. Credit: Florida Highway Patrol

A deadly crash happened on U.S. 27 off Airglades Boulevard, west of Clewiston, on Tuesday afternoon.

According to Florida Highway Patrol, crews were dispatched to the deadly crash at 1:41 p.m. and arrived at the scene seven minutes later.

 One of the vehicles sustained a tire blowout while traveling north on US 27, causing the vehicle to travel across the median into the opposing lanes of traffic. The front of the vehicle collided with another vehicle and a guardrail.

It’s unclear how many people died or were injured in the crash.

WINK News will update this article with more information when it is made available.

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