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Lakeland Woman Killed In Polk City Crash Thursday

Emergency Lights (Source: File Photo)
Emergency Lights (Source: File Photo)

LAKELAND, Fla. – A Lakeland woman died in a crash Thursday morning after her car veered off the road and struck a large tree.

According to Polk County Sheriff’s Office, the traffic homicide unit responded to the single-vehicle crash on Commonwealth Avenue (SR 33) near Hacienda Trail in Polk City around 9 a.m. on Thursday.

April Cruz, 29, of Lakeland, was driving a black Honda north on Commonwealth when she lost control of the vehicle, according to evidence at the scene.

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Deputies say the car began to rotate and then veered off the road, colliding with a large pine tree.

The PCSO stated that she was wearing a seat belt and that the airbags did deploy. There were no other people in the car, according to investigators.

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