Polk County authorities have shut down a portion of Highway 27 near Frostproof tonight due to a fatal car wreck, according to the Polk County Sheriff’s Office.
Deputies responded to the northbound lanes of Highway 27, north of County Road 630 and near Camp Inn Resort, about 5:30 p.m. to a single-car wreck, deputies said.
The driver, whose identity was not released, was the lone victim in the accident.
Northbound lanes in the area have been temporarily closed to allow authorities to investigate the crash.
Motorists are asked to avoid the area.
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