Seven Mile Bridge reopens after fatal crash

1 killed, 2 others airlifted to Jackson Memorial Hospital

Published On: Apr 18 2013 05:30:51 AM EDT   Updated On: Apr 18 2013 12:12:42 PM EDT
Seven Mile Bridge
FLORIDA KEYS -

The Seven Mile Bridge in the Florida Keys reopened Thursday morning after a fatal crash.

The Florida Highway Patrol says two cars crashed on the northern end of the bridge, forcing crews to shut down U.S. 1 in both directions for several hours.

One person was killed and two others were airlifted to Jackson Memorial Hospital.

Troopers are investigating the cause of the wreck.

The crash occurred around 9 p.m. Wednesday.