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Fight between construction workers on Florida Turnpike leads to fatal stabbing, FHP says

Turnpike stabbing WFTV
Posted at 1:08 PM, Jan 20, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-21 03:19:42-05

ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. — A fight between construction workers along Florida's Turnpike led to a fatal stabbing Monday, WFTV reports.

It happened Monday morning on the southbound lanes near exit 254, FHP says.

When deputies from Orange County Sheriff's Office responded to the scene, they discovered a victim with "obvious trauma." That person was pronounced dead at the scene by Orange County Fire Rescue.

The sheriff's office says the victim and suspect are known to each other, and the suspect is not in custody at this time.