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2 dead and one person seriously injured in crash on Alligator Alley in Collier County

Florida Highway Patrol responded to a deadly crash that killed two people on the Alligator Alley portion of I-75 in Collier County Tuesday.

According to Florida Highway Patrol, one vehicle driven by a 31-year-old female with two male passengers, age 31 and 62 was traveling westbound on I-75 when the driver lost control and traveled off the roadway to the left.

The vehicle traveled through the median and onto the eastbound lanes and directly into the path of an eastbound vehicle. As a result, the front of the vehicle struck the front of the second vehicle, driven by a 53-year-old female.

The first vehicle rotated before striking the guardrail. The second vehicle also struck the guardrail.

The 31-year-old driver and the 62-year-old passenger died from their injuries. The second passenger only suffered minor injuries.

The driver of the second vehicle suffered serious injuries as a result of the crash.

The crash remains under investigation.

Writer:WINK News
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