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Palmetto accident closes two southbound lanes on I-75
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Palmetto, Florida -- A fatal accident on I-75 at Eerie Road has closed down two southbound lanes as troopers investigate and clean up the area.

The FHP reports a tow truck drove up onto the shoulder, up the embankment at the Eerie Road overpass and hit the underside of the road.

Photo Gallery: I-75 at Eerie Road fatal accident

The driver, who has not yet been identified, was ejected and died at the scene.

Eerie Road has been closed as crews examine the overpass for damage.

The two southbound lanes on I-75 are expected to be closed for at least another two hours. There is still one lane open at this time.

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