Fatal crash closes US-27 in Clermont

Wreck reported near US-192

Florida Highway Patrol cruiser (WJXT)

CLERMONT, Fla. – A fatal crash early Friday prompted the closure of U.S. 27 in Clermont, the Florida Highway Patrol said.

The wreck happened around 4:50 a.m. on U.S. 27 south at U.S. 192.

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The FHP said southbound U.S. 27 was closed in the area and drivers should seek alternate routes.

Details about the crash have not been released.

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