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Police searching for truck hauling mattresses that caused fatal crash in Stuart

The incident happened on July 31 at around 10:45 p.m.
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Posted at 7:21 PM, Aug 11, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-11 19:21:42-04

STUART, Fla. — Stuart police are trying to locate and identify a vehicle they say caused a fatal traffic accident in Stuart.

The incident happened on July 31 at around 10:45 p.m. on US 1, between Luckhardt and Indian River streets.

Police said a white late model, 4-door Chevy Silverado was traveling southbound on US 1 when one of the mattresses being hauled fell into the roadway causing the fatal crash.

Police are asking anyone with a similar vehicle who would've been hauling mattresses, or anyone with information on this case to please contact Detective Sudhoff by email at asudhoff@ci.stuart.fl.us or call 772-220-3908.