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Winter Haven, Florida -- UPDATE: Authorities say northbound U.S. Hwy 27 has been reopened from Cypress Gardens Boulevard to Dundee Road after a multi-vehicle crash caused it's closing earlier.
10 News will have additional information on the crash.
Polk County Sheriff's deputies are at the scene of a multiple vehicle traffic crash with injuries at U.S. Hwy 27 and Cypress Gardens Boulevard Wednesday evening.
Authorities say northbound U.S. Hwy 27 has been shut down completely from Cypress Gardens Boulevard to Dundee Road. Motorists are advised to avoid the area.
There is one confirmed fatality at this time.
10 News will have more on this crash as soon as information becomes available.