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Van hits disabled car, killing 2 people and injuring another

March 14, 2019

CHRISTMAS, Fla. (AP) — The Florida Highway Patrol says a van struck three people who were standing beside their disabled vehicle, killing two of them and seriously injuring a third.

Lt. Kim Montes said in a news release that 35-year-old Saul Navarro didn’t see the car on the side of the road early Thursday until it was too late.

Montes says one person died at the scene and the other died at the hospital. She says 21-year-old Eugene Richards was also taken to the hospital.

The crash is under investigation. The names of the deceased haven’t been released.