Lakeland, FL (June 2, 2020) – Around 12:45 p.m. yesterday, June 1, an elderly couple was killed in a fatal crash in Lakeland.
According to authorities, the accident took place on U.S. Highway 98 around the area of Socrum Loop Road.
The accident occurred when a silver Ford F-350, driven by a 24-year-old man, rear-ended a Dodge Caravan, a truck and a Honda CRV, being driven by a 73-year-old woman who had her 77-year-old husband with her. The couple sustained serious injuries and passed away at the scene of the accident.
A black Chevrolet Trax was also involved in the accident and rolled over onto its side. The driver was taken to the hospital with injuries but is expected to recover.
The investigation into the circumstances of the collision continues.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the families of the deceased victims at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.
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