Four dead, one in critical condition after a car accident in Fountain

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FOUNTAIN, Fla. (WMBB) — Four people are dead and one person is in critical condition after a car accident in Fountain.

A grey sedan was heading the wrong way on U.S. 231 without its lights on when the crash occurred. One of the cars, a white Ford sedan, was engulfed in flames. One of the passengers was a young child.

The three passengers in the Ford sedan all died. There were three passengers in the grey sedan, and the driver died upon impact. The front-seat passenger was air-lifted to a local hospital. The passenger in the backseat suffered minor injuries.

There were two cars involved in the accident.

The Florida Highway Patrol investigation is ongoing, and this story will be updated as more information is known.

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