10-year-old boy, woman killed in rear-end crash on SR-429 in Osceola County, troopers say

Wreck reported near Sinclair Road exit

File photo of Florida Highway Patrol cruiser (WJXT 2020)

OSCEOLA COUNTY, Fla. – A 10-year-old boy and a 35-year-old woman were killed in a rear-end crash on State Road 429 in Osceola County, according to Florida Highway Patrol.

The wreck happened around 6:15 p.m. Monday near the exit to Sinclair Road.

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According to a crash report, three vehicles — a Ford F-350, a 2001 Chevrolet Silverado and a 2000 Chevrolet Silverado — were traveling south in the outside lane on SR-429. The two Chevrolet Silverados were ahead of the Ford F-350.

Troopers said the Ford F-350 failed to slow down and hit the 2001 Chevrolet Silverado, causing the vehicle to hit the back of the 2000 Chevrolet Silverado.

A 10-year-old boy and a 35-year-old woman, both of Orlando, were traveling in the 2001 Chevrolet Silverado and died as a result of the crash, troopers said. The driver, a 37-year-old Orlando man, and another passenger, a 3-year-old girl, had minor injuries and were taken to the hospital.

FHP said the driver and passenger of the Ford F-350 had minor injuries.

The driver and passenger of the 2000 Chevrolet Silverado were not injured.

An investigation is ongoing.

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