Head-On Crash In Alachua County Killed Two

According to the report from Florida Highway Patrol, two people died following an accident that happened in Alachua County.

FHP reported that two drivers, identified as a 22-year-old Morneca Campbell of Starke and 61-year-old Frank Latorre of Fleming Island, were killed.

Troopers said, Latorre was traveling in a black Chevy driving west on Northeast State Road 26. A red Volkswagen Passat, driven by Campbell, was driving east on the same road when the accident occurred. According to the FHP report, one of the vehicles crossed over the center line of Northeast State Road 26 causing a head-on collision.

Report says the area was closed for about two hours as troopers investigated. Both drivers were reportedly taken to Shands Health Gainesville where they were both pronounced dead.

According to FHP, Campbell had a 22-year-old passenger in the car. The passenger had minor injuries. Troopers say neither Campbell nor the passenger were wearing a seat belt.

The crash remains under investigation at this time, the FHP said

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