6 Killed in Tractor-trailer Crash

MOORE HAVEN, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say at least six people were killed in a tractor-trailer crash in Glades County.

According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the tractor-trailer kept going through a stop sign and hit another van Monday morning. The van rolled over and some passengers were ejected.

The highway patrol reports that six people in the van were killed. The driver of the tractor-trailer was injured and taken to a hospital. His condition is not yet known.

Meanwhile, officials are cleaning up the scene, which left about 50 gallons of diesel fuel spilled on the road. One lane is open.

(Copyright 2008 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)


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