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Wrong-way crash on U.S. 1 between Florida City and Key Largo, 2 drivers killed



Miami-Dade, Florida – On Wednesday, following a head-on crash on the 18-Mile Stretch of U.S. 1 into the Florida Keys, two drivers were killed, officials said.

According to officials, the crash happened in the southbound lanes of the roadway near mile marker 122, Monroe County Sheriff’s Office.

A brown Chevrolet sedan was traveling northbound in the southbound lanes when it collided head-on with a silver Toyota pickup truck, Florida Highway Patrol officials said.

The two men who were driving the sedan and truck were both killed at the scene. Their identities weren’t released.

At least three vehicles were severely damaged in the crash, footage showed.

According to Miami-Dade Fire Rescue officials, a third person was checked out at the scene but didn’t need to be hospitalized.

Southbound traffic was closed on the roadway and was being rerouted to Card Sound Road, officials said.


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