Southbound U.S. 27 closed after fatal crash involving semi-truck in Lake County, troopers say

Southbound U.S. 27 closed after fatal crash involving semi-truck in Lake County, troopers say

LAKE COUNTY, Fla. — A driver has died after a crash Thursday morning that has the southbound lanes of US-27 closed in Lake County, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

Troopers said the crash occurred around 5:48 a.m. on US-27 near Heritage Drive near Groveland.

The crash involved a semi-truck and a vehicle, troopers said.

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Drivers can use Villa City road to Lake Emma Road and SR-19 as an alternate.