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2 dead, 5 injured after 3-vehicle crash near Sarasota Bradenton International Airport

Two people killed in a crash near the SRQ Airport were from Kentucky, FHP reports.
Two people killed in a crash near the SRQ Airport were from Kentucky, FHP reports.(WWSB)
Published: Jun. 21, 2021 at 9:41 PM EDT|Updated: Jun. 22, 2021 at 1:18 PM EDT
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SARASOTA, Fla. (WWSB) - Two people from Kentucky have died and five people were injured after a three-vehicle crash near Sarasota Bradenton International Airport Monday night, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

The crash happened near Seagate Drive at the Manatee County line around 7:30 p.m.. According to Trooper Kenn Watson, one vehicle pulled out of a parking lot in the 8400 block of U.S. 41, turning right onto the roadway. When that vehicle went to turn, it was struck by two other vehicles.

Troopers say that the two occupants of the vehicle that pulled out from the parking lot were killed. According to the accident report, the victims were a 77-year-old female from Fort Mitchell, Kentucky, and a 78-year-old male from Erlanger, Kentucky. Their names have not yet been released.

The crash is still under investigation at this time.

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