One Person Killed and Another Injured in Venice Car Crash on I-75
Venice, Florida (December 19, 2017) – One person was on Tuesday killed and another critically injured after being struck by a semi-truck in Venice, according to Florida Highway Patrol.
The accident occurred on Interstate 75 at exit 193 on the Jacaranda exit.
Troopers said a pick-up truck with three occupants stopped at the side of the northbound lanes of the interstate and reached for the contents in the back of their truck.
Two of them were standing near the road and the other was on the side far from the road.
Troopers said a semi-truck traveling northbound on the interstate swerved on to the side of the road and struck the two, a male and a female, as they were standing at the side near the road.
The woman died at the scene of the crash.
The male victim was rushed by an ambulance to a hospital in critical condition.
All northbound lanes of I-75 were closed as police conducted an investigation into the crash.
We extend our condolences to the family and friends of the victim killed in the crash.
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