Soldiers investigate 3 fatal crashes on Central Florida roads – WFTV


ORLANDO, Fla. — Monday was a deadly night on the roads of central Florida.

At least three people have been killed in traffic accidents, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

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Troopers investigated two separate fatal crashes in Orange County.

At approximately 10:30 p.m., soldiers responded to a crash along Fort Christmas Road near State Route 50 in eastern Orange County.

FHP reported at least one fatality but did not release details of the accident.

Shortly after 11 p.m., a fatal crash in western Orange County sparked an investigation on Indian Hills Road and North Pine Hills Road.

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A WFTV news crew captured video of a car with heavy front end damage and a road blockage.

Eyewitness News is working to gather more information about what led to the crash and who died.

The wreckage at both crash sites has since been cleared and all affected roads have reopened.

A third crash turned fatal in Brevard County early Tuesday.

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Around 3 a.m., soldiers responded to State Road 520 on Merritt Island.

As of 6 a.m., soldiers were still investigating the accident, which closed the westbound lanes of the Merritt Island Causeway in the Myrtice Avenue area.

WFTV traffic anchor Alexa Lorenzo supervised this accident.

Stay on WFTV.com for updates on these fatal crashes and watch Eyewitness News for the latest traffic conditions in Central Florida.

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