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3 Columbus residents injured in deadly FL Turnpike crash

(Source: WESH.com) (Source: WESH.com)
OSCEOLA COUNTY, FL (WTVM) -

Three Columbus residents were injured in a Sunday morning crash in Florida that claimed the life of a New Jersey resident. 

Police say at about 9:13 a.m., the driver of a 2003 GMC SUV was travelling northbound in the inside lane of the Florida Turnpike near Mile Marker 214 in Osceola County. 

Officials say the driver left the roadway for an unknown reason and travelled into the grass median. The driver then overcorrected and the SUV overturned multiple times.

Jessica Russ, 24, of Columbus was injured in the crash. She was transported to the hospital where she is listed in serious condition.

Two 13-year-old boys were also injured in the crash and were taken to the hospital with minor injuries.

This is a developing story, and the crash remains under investigation. Stay tuned for more details.

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