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10-year-old boy killed in I-10 wreck involving semi-truck, SUV

A semi-truck was traveling eastbound in the left lane on I-10 when it went onto the grass median and overturned into the westbound lane, striking a Honda van.

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — A 10-year-old boy is dead after an SUV and a semi-truck collided on Interstate 10 westbound in Jacksonville Tuesday night, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

FHP said the crash happened just after 8 p.m. at mile marker 346 on I-10. A semi-truck was traveling eastbound in the left lane on I-10 when it went onto the grass median and overturned into the westbound lane, striking a Honda van.

Ten-year-old Eli Warren was a passenger inside the Honda and was pronounced dead, according to FHP. The Honda's driver, 45-year-old Releia Warren, sustained serious injuries. The driver of the semi-truck was uninjured.

FHP said it is unknown why the semi-truck overturned.

As of 1:32 a.m., the right lane of I-10 remains blocked.