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Three dead, several others injured in head-on crash in Glades County

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Posted at 9:21 AM, Nov 22, 2017
and last updated 2017-11-22 09:22:24-05

GLADES COUNTY, Fla. -- Florida Highway Patrol troopers say three people have died in a head-on crash on State Road 29 north of LaBelle.

The wreck near the intersection with Chaparral Avenue in rural Glades County, just before 6 a.m., closed both directions of the road.

The crash involved a Ford SUV and a box truck.

In addition to the three confirmed deaths, several others were transported to area hospitals.