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Two people injured in Fourth of July crash in Wakulla County

Panacea crash
Posted at 4:22 PM, Jul 05, 2013
and last updated 2013-07-05 15:20:53-04

PANACEA, Fla. (WTXL) -- One person was seriously injured after a head-on crash Thursday in Wakulla County.

The crash happened at 10:31 p.m. July 4 on US 98 at Tarpine Road in Panacea.

Troopers with the Florida Highway Patrol say it appears the driver of an SUV veered into the opposite lane hitting a car head on. According to Wakulla County Fire & EMS, crews had to use hydraulic extrication tools to free the drivers of both vehicles before they were taken to Tallahassee Memorial Hospital. Troopers say the driver of the SUV was in stable condition, the driver of the second car was taken to TMH in serious condition.

Troopers have not yet released the identities of those drivers involved; there were no passengers.

The crash remains under investigation.