The Florida Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal vehicle crash in the woods off Interstate 75 southbound, near mile marker 151, in Charlotte County.
FHP dispatchers initially responded to a minor vehicle crash at around 6:50 a.m., Thursday. It was only upon further discovery that another vehicle crash was found nearby in the woods, FHP reports.
As of 8:12 a.m., FHP reports that two vehicles were involved, and one fatality was confirmed.
The left lane traffic is being diverted to the center and right lanes as FHP investigates the crash. Heavy traffic has built up due to the investigation of the crash.
The details of the crash are currently under investigation.
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