One killed, child airlifted after crash

POLK CITY, Fla. - One person was killed in a three vehicle crash in Polk City on Wednesday. A child was airlifted to Tampa General Hospital with serious injuries, authorities said.

The crash occurred around 3 p.m. on State Road 33 near Grimes Road.

The child's mother was airlifted to Lakeland Regional Medical Center with serious, but not life-threatening injuries.

The fatality was an adult, but no other information was released from Polk County authorities.

Traffic on SR 33 was shut down in both directions while the crash was under investigation.

No other details were immediately available.

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