Homicide detectives investigating fatal crash on Highway 17

POLK COUNTY, Fla. - A fatal traffic crash in Polk County is being investigated by  homicide detectives.

The crash happened on Highway 17 S near Highway 640 in the Homeland area before 6 p.m.

 A semi-tractor headed south on Highway 17 was stopped at the traffic like on Highway 640, when it was hit by a small white car.

The driver of the car was taken to Bartow Regional Medical, where he was pronounced dead.

No further information has been released at this time.

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