Man dies in crash on U.S. 27 in Lake Wales

Polk County

POLK COUNTY, Fla. (WFLA) – The Polk County Sheriff’s Office says a man has died after a crash on U.S. 27 in Lake Wales.

The accident, which involved two vehicles, happened in the southbound lanes of U.S. Highway 27, just south of Warner University.

It’s unclear if anyone else was injured.

The crash forced the closure of all southbound lanes of the highway, but all lanes have since reopened.

Further information was not immediately available.

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