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Upadate: I-75 crash involving burning vehicle results in fatality

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MANATEE COUNTY, Fla. -- The I-75 crash involving a semi truck and five other cars also included one fatality according to a police report.

The narrative of the report says the semi truck failed to observe a stop in traffic going north on I-75 near exit 224 and struck the first car, spinning it until it ran into the concrete barrier.

The semi truck's momentum forced it to continue and strike two other vehicles which were stopped on the east shoulder of the road, as well as two additional vehicles bringing the accident total to six.

Vehicle number three (one of the two vehicles stopped on the east shoulder) was engulfed into flames immediately and the driver was pronounced dead at the scene.