SUMTER COUNTY, FL – The Florida Highway Patrol was called to the scene of a fatal accident on Interstate 75 in Sumter County Wednesday afternoon, according to WTSP.
The incident took place on I-75 near Sumter County Road 48 in Bushnell, where state troopers arrived shortly after 11 a.m. The FHP reported that one person was killed when a dump truck crashed into a guardrail at mile marker 314..
The southbound lanes and one northbound lane of I-75 were shut down along a two-mile portion of the roadway, causing traffic delays through the area.
#Breaking #Sumter – Fatal crash on I-75 involving a dump truck that struck a guardrail at MM314; all southbound lanes are closed as well as the inside northbound lane. One confirmed fatality. pic.twitter.com/YRv7HEKmFi
— FHP Tampa (@FHPTampa) July 26, 2023
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