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Lehigh Acres woman, 72, killed in Glades County crash

A 72-year-old woman was killed in a crash Thursday afternoon on State Road 29, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

The crash happened at around 1:56 p.m. on State Road 29 at Chaparral Avenue, the FHP said. The crash caused a complete roadblock on the northbound and southbound lanes of State Road 29.

A 2006 Chrysler Town & Country being driven by Jose Silva Sepulveda, 81, of Lehigh Acres, was traveling northbound on State Road 29, the FHP said. Sepulveda made an improper U-turn in front of a 1990 Freightliner Truck being driven by Iburi Guerrero, of Lehigh Acres.

Sepulveda’s passenger Migdalia Johnson, 72, of Lehigh Acres, was pronounced dead at the scene, the FHP said. Sepulveda sustained minor injuries.

Charges are pending, the FHP said.


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