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Two dead after Monday morning crash in Gadsden County

Posted at 1:17 PM, Dec 06, 2021
and last updated 2021-12-07 11:00:45-05

GADSDEN COUNTY, Fla. (WTXL) — Two people died in a car crash in Gadsden County Monday morning, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

FHP said in a release that around 7 a.m. on State Road 12, an SUV driven by a 22-year-old from Thomasville was traveling westbound when they went into the eastbound lane of travel to pass multiple cars.

The sedan failed to see the vehicles driving eastbound and crashed head-on into a sedan driven by a 55-year old from Panama City.

Both drivers died as a result of the crash.

GCSO added that the westbound lane, going towards Quincy, was a no-passing zone.

SR-12 was closed for about four hours as a result of the crash.

This story has been changed to reflect updated information from the Gadsden County Sheriff's Office.