3 killed in crash on State Road 436 near Casselberry

Roadway reopens after triple-fatal wreck

CASSELBERRY, Fla. – Three people were killed early Tuesday in a two-car crash near Casselberry, authorities said.

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Police said the wreck happened after a Volkswagen and Volvo collided at Winter Woods Boulevard.

The victims were identified by Casselberry police as Kyle Jason Mowery, 29, who was traveling in the Volkswagen.  Laura B. Hopkins, 27, who was driving the Volvo, and her passenger, Erica M. Jusino, 22, also died in the crash, police said.

Investigators said the intersection where the crash occurred is not typically dangerous. They say there were no traffic cameras at the intersection, but investigators are checking to see if any surrounding businesses may have surveillance video.

The crash shut down all southbound lanes on State Road 436, and traffic was  re-routed through nearby businesses.  The roadway later reopened.

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