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Flames erupt in fatal crash on US 27 in Hendry County

At least 1 dead, troopers say

CLEWISTON, Fla. – The Florida Highway Patrol confirmed at least one person died Friday morning in a fiery crash involving a truck in Hendry County. 

According to troopers, the wreck was reported at about 6:15 a.m. in the area of U.S. Highway 27 and County Road 720 in the city of Clewiston.

Video sent to Local 10 News showed flames and smoke rising from the truck. 

It was not immediately known how many people were involved in the crash.