UPDATE: Havana Highway reopens after FHP responds to fatal crash

Published: Dec. 6, 2021 at 8:45 AM EST|Updated: Dec. 6, 2021 at 11:36 AM EST
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QUINCY, Fla. (WCTV) - The Florida Highway Patrol says Havana Highway is open again after troopers responded to a deadly crash in the area Monday morning.

Troopers say two people died in a head-on crash on the Highway, just West of Shady Rest Road, around 7:20 a.m. Monday. The crash happened when one car tried to pass another, according to FHP.

The driver of each vehicle was entrapped and one vehicle was engulfed in flames when FHP arrived on scene at around 7:30 a.m.

Both drivers were taken to a hospital in the area but then died there.

FHP said no one else was inside the vehicles.

At the time of the crash, visibility on the highway was down to a quarter of a mile.

Havana Highway was shut down near River Oaks Court for several hours Monday Morning. Troopers reopened the highway around 11:30 a.m.

Original Story:

QUINCY, Fla. (WCTV) - A two-vehicle crash shut down part of Havana Highway, just West of Shady Rest Road around 7:20 a.m. Monday.

According to a Firefighter with the Quincy Fire Department, crews were working to rescue at least two people who were entrapped in their vehicles.

At this time, we are still working to learn the extent of any injuries sustained in the crash.

According to Meteorologist Rob Nucatola, visibility in the area was reduced to about a quarter of a mile near the crash.

WCTV has a reporter on the scene. We will continue to update this story on-air and online with any new developments.

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