OSCEOLA COUNTY, Fla. — Two people died in a crash in Osceola County Wednesday afternoon, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.
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Troopers responded to the intersection of Pleasant Hill Road and Suzette Drive around 4:30 p.m. for reports of a head-on collision between two vehicles.
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Southbound Pleasant Hill Rd is currently closed to traffic at Suzette Dr as we respond to a fatal crash. Significant delays expected, please use Ham Brown or Poinciana Blvd if possible. pic.twitter.com/zcfkpnLQC4— Osceola County Fire Rescue & EMS (@OSCFR) November 3, 2021
Osceola County Fire-Rescue also responded. Two people were pronounced dead on the scene while a third person was flown to the hospital in serious condition.
According to FHP, a sedan driven by a 17-year-old Clermont boy was northbound on Pleasant Hill Road when he veered onto the shoulder and over-corrected into the southbound lanes.
The front of another sedan traveling southbound struck the passenger side of the northbound sedan, sending it into a pole.
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Both the 17-year-old driver and a passenger identified only as a 17-year-old boy from Kissimmee were pronounced dead on the scene.
The driver of the second sedan who had to be airlifted has been identified only as a 27-year-9ld woman from Kissimmee.
According to FHP, everyone involved in the crash wore a seatbelt.
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The southbound lanes of Pleasant Hill Road were closed for hours while troopers conducted their investigation, which is ongoing.
The roadway has since reopened.
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