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Two Killed In Delray Turnpike Crash

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BY: STAFF REPORT | BocaNewsNow.com

DELRAY BEACH, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Two people died earlier today in a tractor trailer crash on the Florida Turnpike near Atlantic Avenue.

From FHP:

Vehicle-1 was traveling southbound on State Road 91(Florida’s Turnpike) approaching State Road 806(Atlantic Ave), in the left lane.

Vehicle-2 had become disabled and was blocking the left lane, southbound on SR-91 approaching SR- 806. The driver of Vehicle-1 was not able to stop in time to avoid a collision with Vehicle-2, and its front struck Vehicle-2’s rear.

After impact, both vehicles caught on fire. The driver and passenger from Vehicle-1 succumbed to the injuries caused by the crash and were pronounced deceased on scene. This case is still pending investigation.

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