OSCEOLA COUNTY, Fla. – U.S. 192 was shut down for hours Wednesday night following a two-vehicle crash that killed two people in Osceola County, troopers said.
The wreck took place about 7:40 p.m. near Old Melbourne Highway, the Florida Highway Patrol said.
The victims, a man and a woman from St. Cloud whose names have not yet been released, were pronounced dead at the scene. They had been riding in the same car.
Another person was airlifted to a hospital, suffering from critical injuries, troopers said.
The driver from St. Cloud driver tried to make a left turn to head north onto Old Melbourne Highway, but she turned directly into the path of the other vehicle, a van, the Florida Highway Patrol said.
The front of that van hit the right side of the couple’s car.
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