Roads Closed and Power Lines Down in Lake County After Fatal Crash

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LAKE COUNTY — Troopers are currently working a crash scene in Umatilla involving four vehicles according to a Florida Highway Patrol spokesperson.

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The incident occurred at approximately 7:35 a.m. Saturday morning near the intersection of County Road 42 and NFS (National Forest Service) Road 545-A.

The area surrounding the intersection is closed and blocked off to traffic as troopers work the scene.


Power lines were reported down as a result of the accident.

One person has been pronounced dead at the scene and two others were airlifted to nearby trauma centers.

No names have been released at this time as the investigation is still underway.

More information will be released once it becomes available.