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Northbound I-75 Closed at Fowler Ave., One Dead in Crash

Interstate 75 remains closed northbound, several hours after a crash involving two tractor-trailers at about 2:00 p.m. Drivers can expect delays southbound on I-75.

Here's the release from the Florida Highway Patrol:

Troopers continue to investigate today’s crash on Interstate 75.  It has now been determined that a total of two tractor trailers and two passenger vehicles were involved in the crash which claimed the life of one driver in a tractor trailer.  Interstate 75 Northbound from Interstate 4 continues to remain closed and will likely remain closed for several hours.  More information will follow as the fatal crash investigation continues…

Steve Newborn is a WUSF reporter and producer at WUSF covering environmental issues and politics in the Tampa Bay area.
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