1 person killed, 1 critical in Orlando dump truck crash

ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. — The Florida Highway Patrol is investigating a crash involving a dump truck that left one person dead and another seriously injured.

Troopers were called to the intersection of Clarcona Ocoee Road and North Orange Blossom Trail in Orlando just before 5:30 p.m. Monday for a crash involving a 2010 Infiniti and a 2006 Mack Dump Truck.

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According to FHP, one person in the Infiniti died at the scene. A second person in the Infiniti was taken to Orlando Regional Medical Center in critical condition.

Troopers say they’re still working to identify both of them.

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The driver of the dump truck, identified only as a 39-year-old Orlando man, didn’t need to be taken to a hospital and stayed at the scene.

Traffic Homicide Investigators are still in the process of gathering evidence to determine what happened and who was at fault.

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Clarcona Ocoee Road was shut down completely between Long Road and Orange Blossom Trail for the investigation.

Drivers are being asked to avoid the area.

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