Woman Killed in Accident at US 27 and US 98 in Highlands County, FL

December 13, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
Type of Accident
Commercial Truck
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

US Highway 27 South & U.S. 98, Highlands County, FL, U.S.

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Florida Highway Patrol
Vehicles Involved
Jeep Cherokee, 18-Wheeler
US 27 and US 98
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Jeep Cherokee and an 18-Wheeler were involved in a collision

What Happened

Area authorities are investigating a crash that killed a woman at US 27 and US 98 in Highlands County, FL on December 13th, 2023. Police say the incident happened around 1:56 a.m. Reports indicate a Jeep was stopped at a red light when it was rear-ended by an approaching semi-truck. The collision left a 62-year-old woman in the Jeep with fatal injuries. Additional information was not immediately available.

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