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4 dead in head-on crash in central Florida, Lakeland police say
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<p>Police are investigating a crash that killed four people in Lakeland Tuesday afternoon.</p>
Posted at 1:32 PM, Oct 02, 2018
and last updated 2018-10-02 13:32:27-04
LAKELAND, Fla. (AP) — Police officials in central Florida say four people have died in a head-on crash.
Lakeland police tell news outlets that a car crossed into an oncoming lane and crashed into a truck towing a horse trailer around noon Tuesday.
The four people in the car were killed and authorities say the driver of the truck was taken to a hospital as a precaution.
Authorities are asking motorists to avoid the area for several hours as police investigate the crash and clean up the road.
No further updates were immediately available.
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