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I-75

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Road Ranger Finds Woman Dead In Car Along I-75

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — A Road Ranger from the Florida Department of Transportation found a woman dead in her vehicle on the shoulder of Interstate 75 near Fort Myers. The Florida Highway Patrol says […]

CBS Tampa–06/16/2014

Mike Jachles stopped to look for gators along Alligator Alley where he was bit on his foot by a pit viper. (Getty Images)

Man Watching Alligators Gets Bitten By Snake

Mike Jachles got out of his car in Alligator Alley when he was bitten on the foot by a pit viper, say officials.

04/12/2014

(Photo credit: JOHANNES EISELE/AFP/Getty Images)

Man Driving Wrong Way Causes Fatal Crash On I-75

Police say 91-year-old man died after driving southbound in a northbound lane of Interstate 75.

04/05/2014

Photo Credit: Geno Knight/CBS Tampa

No Fatalities Along I-75 During Safety Campaign

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The Florida Highway Patrol says there were no fatalities on Interstate 75 during its participation in a safety campaign called “Staying Alive on 75.” The promotion took place last weekend in […]

CBS Tampa–04/03/2014

Deadly car pileup. (credit: Erik S. Lesser/Getty Images)

Split Decision Costs Pastor His Life In Deadly Florida Car Pileup

A split decision between two pastors regarding when to return to the Atlanta area from Florida was the difference between life and death.

01/31/2012

Death toll now stands at 11.  (Photo by Erik S. Lesser/Getty Images)

Fla. Highway Patrol Defends Reopening I-75

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Conditions were clear enough when authorities decided to reopen a section of Interstate 75 where 10 people were later killed in two pileups amid thick smoke from a 62-acre brushfire and fog, the Florida Highway Patrol said Monday.

CBS Tampa–01/30/2012

File photo of the aftermath of a fatal car crash. (Photo by Jeff Fusco/Getty Images)

At Least 9 Die In Wrecks On Same Road, Fog And Brush Fire Smoke Blamed

Hazy fog and heavy smoke from a brush fire clouded a north Florida interstate overnight, leaving drivers blinded and causing wrecks that killed at least nine people, authorities said Sunday.

01/29/2012

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