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1 dead following 8-vehicle crash in Pasco County, FHP says

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Posted at 8:16 PM, Dec 27, 2021
and last updated 2021-12-28 18:19:57-05

PASCO COUNTY, Fla. — One person has died following an eight-vehicle crash in Pasco County Monday night, Florida Highway Patrol said.

FHP said the eight-vehicle crash happened at State Rd 52 and Canyon Blvd. around 3:48 p.m.

The crash involved a concrete dump truck, tow truck and six other vehicles. While seven of the vehicles were stopped at a light, the concrete dump truck failed to stop. FHP said the truck caused collisions with all the other vehicles involved.

FHP said four of the vehicles involved were burned severely.

A 24-year-old man was killed in the crash and another driver had serious injuries, FHP said.

Troopers continue to investigate the crash.