2 killed in crash on Florida Turnpike

FHP investigates fatal wreck in Osceola County

Author: Lisa McDonald, Assignment Editor, lmcdonald@wkmg.com
Published On: Dec 24 2013 03:38:19 PM EST   Updated On: Nov 11 2013 10:34:01 AM EST
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OSCEOLA COUNTY, Fla. -

Two people were killed in a crash on Florida's Turnpike in Osceola County on Sunday, according to Florida Highway Patrol

Troopers said the accident happened in Kenansville around 1:05 p.m. after a car that was driving south, lost control, hit the guardrail and overturned into the northbound lanes of the Turnpike.

Both the driver, 49-year-old Kathi Davis of Keensaw, Georgia, and Elsie Watkins, 87, of Acworth, Georgia, were ejected from the car. Davis died on scene and Watkins was taken to a local hospital, where she died.

The crash is still under investigation, troopers said.