CLEWISTON, Fla. -- The Florida Highway Patrol has confirmed at least one person is dead after an accident on Blumberg Rd. at Evercane Rd. (CR-835) in Hendry County.
FHP says a 51-year-old Belle Glades man was driving a truck hauling sugarcane, when he crashed in to a utility pole.
The driver veered off the road in to a ditch. The truck jack-knifed, rolled, and struck a pole.
Hendry County EMS pronounced the driver dead at the scene. They have not released his identity pending notification of the family.
FHP said all lanes are blocked off by emergency vehicles and commuters should plan for delays or take a detour.
WINK News will update this story as soon as more information becomes available.