Traffic alert: Person dies in Lake County crash, part of US 27 shut down

LAKE COUNTY, Fla. — The Florida Highway Patrol is investigating after a person died in a Lake County crash early Friday.

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Just after 6 a.m., troopers said two vehicles crashed on U.S. 27 and Lake Minneola Shores.

One person involved in the crash died at a hospital.

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Troopers said two of the three southbound lanes were blocked on U.S. 27.

Lake Minneola Shores is also blocked.

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Katlyn Brieskorn, WFTV.com

Katlyn Brieskorn is a Digital Assignment Editor at WFTV. She joined Channel 9 in July 2019.