LABELLE -- Two people were killed and three were seriously injured when a pickup truck collided with a dump truck on State Road 29 Saturday morning.
According to the Florida Highway Patrol report, the accident occurred at 6:18 a.m.
An unloaded dump truck, driven by a 46-year-old LaBelle man was traveling south on State Road 29, north of Wilson Road.
A pickup truck, driven by a 58-year-old Felda man, was traveling north on State Road 29, just north of Wilson Road. There were four passengers in the pickup.
The dump truck attempted to make a left turn into the Shell Gas Station located at 1830 South State Road 29 and entered the direct path of pickup truck, according to the FHP report. The front left portion of the pickup collided with the dump truck.
The pickup truck driver and a male passenger in the pickup were killed in the crash. A 56-year-old male passenger in the pickup was critically injured. Two other passengers in the vehicle – a 22-year-old Immokalee man and another man – were seriously injured.
The driver of the dump truck was not injured, according to the report.
The crash is under investigation.