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1 dead after 4-vehicle crash on US-301 and CR-218.

The driver of a Ram 3500 pickup truck was hauling an SUV on a flatbed trailer going northbound on US-301 when it collided with a Kia Cadenza for unknown reasons.
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CLAY COUNTY, Fla. — One person is dead following a four-vehicle crash on US-301 and CR-218 that occurred Tuesday afternoon.

According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the driver of a Ram 3500 pickup truck was hauling an SUV on a flatbed trailer going northbound on US-301 when it collided with a Kia Cadenza for unknown reasons.

Both vehicles then crashed into a Ford Expedition, which then caused the driver of the third vehicle to crash into a Hyundai Sonata.

The driver of the Kia was pronounced dead at the scene, FHP said. Their information is not being released because authorities are needing to identify the next of kin.

Two others are suffering from minor injuries, according to the traffic report.

The cause of the crash is under investigation.