Lakeland, FL (June 18, 2020) – A fatal collision occurred near an intersection in Lakeland this past Tuesday that took two lives.
The crash occurred on Combee Road near the intersection with Centurion Drive just after 8:00 p.m. on June 16. The Polk County Sheriff’s office stated that Derek Faircloth, 39, and Justin Parks, 31, were both killed in the collision. A third vehicle occupant involved in the crash was not hurt.
No further details surrounding the circumstances of the collision are currently available.
A police investigation is ongoing.
We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Fatal Collisions in Florida
A fatal auto collision in Florida occurs approximately once every three hours. There are a reported 3,000 or more auto collisions in Florida every single year.
Florida is ranked as one of the most deadly states to travel through in the United States due to its high accident-fatality rates. This is also partially due to Florida’s high population and ideal weather, which brings more people out on the roads year-round.
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