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Truck accident leaves 1 dead in Florida

A tragic car crash in Parrish, Florida claimed the life of a 27-year-old woman. The wreck occurred as the woman was driving southbound, and a tractor trailer was traveling west bound. They approached an intersection that had blinking lights. The woman was faced with a flashing red light, while the driver of the truck was faced with a flashing yellow light.

The woman attempted a left turn in front of the truck, but the two vehicles collided. The 27-year-old died at the scene. It is unknown if the 47-year-old truck driver was injured in the crash. The truck's cargo overturned in the crash, spilling sand onto the road.

Little else is known about the crash at this point. Given the fatal nature of the crash, the police are investigating. It will be interesting to see what they find after they comb the crash scene and reconstruct the accident. In the meantime, we will just have to wait on additional information.

Truck accidents can have devastating consequences. In this particular case, it is unclear who is at fault, but initial indications make it seem as though the 27-year-old may have made a dangerous turn. Still, we don't know that for sure. But in general, trucks can cause serious damage to vehicles and devastating injuries to people when they are involved in crashes. When negligence is present in such a crash, the driver, or even the trucking company, could be found liable.

Source: WWSB, "Semi-truck carrying sand overturns during fatal crash in Parrish," Katherine Pyne, May 30, 2017

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