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UPDATE: Four people dead after crash on Highway 388

Florida Highway Patrol Troopers say four people are dead after a crash Tuesday morning on Highway 388.
Florida Highway Patrol Troopers say four people are dead after a crash Tuesday morning on Highway 388.(Gray)
Published: Sep. 15, 2020 at 10:11 AM CDT
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BAY COUNTY, Fla. (WJHG) - UPDATE: 5:43 p.m.

Florida Highway Patrol Troopers say four people are dead after a crash Tuesday morning on Highway 388.

Troopers say around 6:15 a.m. on Highway 388 near Burnt Mill Creek Road, a Sedan driven by a 30 year-old Chipley man tried to pass a truck driven by a 35 year-old Georgia man. They say while trying to pass the truck, the Chipley man hit a van driven by a 57 year-old Lynn Haven man head on. Inside the van were a 34 year-old man and a 31 year-old woman, both of Lynn Haven.

Troopers say the head-on crash also hit the truck that the Chipley man was trying to pass.

They say the Chipley man and all three people in the van were killed in the crash. The driver of the truck was reported to have minor injuries.

UPDATE: 12:11 p.m.

Bay County Sheriff’s Officials say Highway 388 has reopened.

Florida Highway Patrol Troopers are reporting at least one person has died after a car crash on Highway 388 Tuesday morning.

The Bay County Sheriff’s Office sent out an alert shortly before 7 a.m. about Highway 388 being closed between Highway 77 and Burnt Mill Creek due to a serious traffic accident.

As more information becomes available, we will share it on air and online.

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