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Two-vehicle head-on crash in Fort Pierce leaves one dead, two seriously injured

Posted: 11:15 PM, Aug 30, 2018
Updated: 2018-08-31 20:00:49Z

UPDATE: One person is dead and two are seriously injured following a crash in Fort Pierce Thursday evening. 

The crash happened at 9:58 p.m. on Seaway Drive. 

Police say a silver 2007 Dodge Ram truck driven by a 25-year-old Fort Pierce resident was traveling west on Seaway Drive when the vehicle veered into the eastbound lanes of traffic at the crest of the South Causeway Bridge colliding head-on into a green 1997 Ram truck driven by 20-year-old Michael Sloane of St. Lucie County. 

Soane was pronounced dead at the scene. His passenger and the driver of the silver truck were transported to a local hospital in critical condition. 

There were no other occupants in either vehicle, officials say. 

The Fort Pierce Police Department Traffic Homicide officers are investigating the crash. 

EARLIER STORY:

The South Causeway Bridge, also known as Seaway Bridge, is back open after it was closed for several hours overnight following a crash. 

Fort Pierce police tweeted at 1:39 a.m. that the bridge was back open.

No more information was immediately available. 

This developing story will be updated as more information becomes available.