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Deadly Accident on Alligator Alley

By: Associated Press Email
By: Associated Press Email

The Florida Highway Patrol reported a deadly accident around 8:30 p.m. Sunday in the eastbound lanes of the section of Interstate 75 known as Alligator Alley.

According to a report, the pickup driven by 18-year-old Nickolas Wagy entered the median and turned over, ejected several passengers who were not wearing seatbelts. Killed were 18-year-old Sasha
Abitante and 17-year-old Juan Zambrano, both of Weston. Two others, 18-year-old Dylan Delgado and 18-year-old Brian Corbet, both of Fort Lauderdale, were critically injured. Eighteen-year-old Gabriel
Fernandez of Weston was seriously injured.

The Highway Patrol says the driver received minor injuries and
was treated at the scene. They say charges may be filed, pending an
investigation.


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