BREAKING: 2 men dead, 1 injured in St. Lucie crash


A crash in St. Lucie County left two men dead and another in critical condition, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

The incident happened on Friday around 11:45 p.m. near the city limits of Jensen Beach. A man driving a 2012 Hyundai Genesis with two passengers was driving northbound on State Road A1A when he lost control of the wheel on a wet road, swerved through a ditch and crashed into two palm trees.

The driver, 21, and one of the passengers, identified as 22-year-old Tyrone Lee Wilford, were pronounced dead at the scene. The other passenger, 21, was taken to a local hospital with “incapacitating injuries,” according to FHP troopers. The victims are all residents of Fort Pierce.

Troopers are still investigating the cause of the crash.



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