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FHP investigates vehicle crash involving a Hendry County sheriff’s vehicle

The Florida Highway Patrol is investigating a crash involving a Hendry County sheriff’s vehicle on Thursday night.

According to a news release, the traffic crash occurred at the intersection of State Road 29 and Park Avenue at around 10:15 p.m.

Troopers said a Chevrolet Trailblazer was stopped for a stop sign on Park Avenue at the intersection of State Road 29.

A marked Hendry County Sheriff’s Office vehicle was traveling north on State Road 29, approaching Park Avenue.

The Trailblazer initiated a left turn and traveled into the path of the marked vehicle causing them to collide.

The Trailblazer’s driver, a 59-year-old LaBelle man, suffered serious injuries in the crash and was transported to Lee Memorial Hospital.

A 32-year-old Cape Coral man driving the Hendry County’s sheriff’s vehicle was transported to a local area hospital with minor injuries.

 

Writer:Melissa Montoya
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