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One Dead in Fatal Collision on Florida Turnpike

A box truck was disabled on the roadway, blocking a travel lane, when an oncoming semi-truck crashed into it, according to FHP.

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A driver was killed in a fatal collision early Saturday morning on the Florida Turnpike, according to officials.

Florida Highway Patrol said that a box truck was disabled on the roadway, blocking a travel lane, when an oncoming semi-truck crashed into it.

The collision caused the semi-truck to "jackknife," which happens when the semi-truck trailer skids towards the truck cab at a 90-degree angle.

The driver of the semi-truck was pronounced dead on the scene as a result of the injuries sustained, according to FHP.

The incident occurred on the southbound FL Turnpike in the area of Northwest 41st Street.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.

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