BREAKING NEWS: Florida Highway Patrol investigating double fatality this morning in Pierson

Photo illustration for Headline Surfer / Shown above is a maple where a double fatality occurred 5:45 a.m. Friday on US 17 near the entrance to Dickey Lane in Pierson, Florida.

By HENRY FREDERICK
Headline Surfer

PIERSON, Fla. -- Troopers are on scene of a double fatal crash that occurred on US 17 in Pierson early this morning.

Here is a brief synopsis of what occurred in the 5:45 a.m. incident on US 17 near Dickey Lane as described in an email media alert to Headline Surfer by Florida Highway Patrol spokeswoman Sgt. Kim Montes: Preliminary information has four vehicles involved and two separate crashes. One person was pronounced deceased on scene and one person died at the hospital.

Here is a brief synopsis of what occurred in the 5:45 a.m. incident on US 17 near Dickey Lane as described in an email media alert to Headline Surfer by Florida Highway Patrol spokeswoman Sgt. Kim Montes: Preliminary information has four vehicles involved and two separate crashes. One person was pronounced deceased on scene and one person died at the hospital.

Further information is expected to be released later today. 

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