Crash near Arcadia kills one

Writer: Paul Dolan
Published: Updated:

A crash involving a sedan and a semi-truck on Thursday killed one.

According to the Florida Highway Patrol, troopers arrived at the scene on Southwest U.S. 17, off Senate Street, south of Arcadia shortly before 3 p.m.

According to FHP, this is how the crash happened.

The sedan was stopped at a stop sign, facing east on SW Senate Street, at the intersection of U.S. 17 State Road 35.

The semi-truck was traveling south, on the right lane on U.S. 17, approaching the intersection of SW Senate Street.

The sedan proceeded into the intersection, directly into the path of the truck.

The front of the truck collided with the left side of the sedan on U.S. 17.

The driver of the sedan was pronounced dead on the scene.

The crash remains under investigation.

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