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Winter Haven Woman Dies, Lakeland Woman Injured After Crash On Lucerne Park Road

A 73-year-old Winter Haven woman has died and a 24-year-old Lakeland woman suffered serious injuries in a crash that happened around 7:05 pm on Sunday.

POLK COUNTY, Fla. – A 73-year-old Winter Haven woman has died and a 24-year-old Lakeland woman suffered serious injuries in a crash that happened around 7:05 pm on Sunday.

According to Florida Highway Patrol, a car driven by the Lakeland woman was traveling eastbound on Lucerne Park Road (SR-544), east of Wildflower Drive. 

Troopers say the SUV driven by the Winter Haven woman, was traveling westbound on SR-544 and ass the vehicles approached each other, the Lakeland woman lost control of the sedan, entered the westbound lane, and collided nearly head-on with the SUV. 

Troopers say the Winter Haven woman was transported to an area hospital but later died from injuries suffered in the crash.

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