Fatality reported in Polk Co. crash on US-17

BARTOW, FL – Police have reported a fatality from a collision that occurred on a highway in Bartow on Friday morning, reports The Free Press.

Authorities say the incident happened around 5:47 a.m. in the vicinity of 4151 US-17, which is north of Mosaic Peace River Park.

Law enforcement has not provided many details regarding the crash. Our team will work to update the blog if we receive updates about additional injuries, the number of vehicles involved, or how the accident happened.

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