Multiple lanes blocked off on U.S. 301 northbound and Ellenton Gillette Road due to fatal crash in the area

Multiple lanes blocked off on U.S. 301 northbound and Ellenton Gillette Road due to fatal crash in the area
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ELLENTON, Fla. (WWSB) - Multiple lanes are blocked off on U.S. 301 northbound and Ellenton Gillette Road in Ellenton due to a traffic crash in the area.

The crash took place around 8:05 p.m. and there has been at least one fatality confirmed by Florida Highway Patrol.

No further information is available at this time.

FHP is still on the scene investigating the cause of the crash.

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