Hendry County, FL (September 9, 2019) - Officers have identified the victim in a fatal crash that took place in Hendry County on Saturday, July 7th. The crash happened on State Road 80.
According to police, 26-year-old Francesca Antwone was driving westbound on SR 80 when she came to a curve int he roadway. At the same time, a 32-year-old man from Clewiston was attempting to pass slower traffic in a 2005 Dodge Caravan. As Antoine came around the curve, she noticed the Caravan in her direct path of travel. Antwone attempted to swerve to avoid the crash but was unsuccessful. She died at the scene of the collision. The driver of the Caravan sustained serious injuries and was taken to a hospital for treatment.
An investigation into the accident is ongoing at this time.
Our condolences go out to the family of Francesca Antwone in this fatal Hendry County car accident.
Each day, car accidents claim the lives of around eight people in Florida. This equates to a fatal crash approximately every three hours. Police will continue to investigate the accident in an effort to determine why it took place.
At Rubenstein Law, our Florida car accident attorneys know and understand how you are feeling following a serious car accident. Regardless of whether you or a loved one are the innocent victims, you are entitled to certain legal protections when a negligent driver causes damage. We will fight for the compensation you need and deserve during this difficult time.
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