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8 Dead, 10 Injured After Van Crashes into Florida Canal

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At least eight people died and 10 others were injured after the van they were riding in crashed into a Florida canal, authorities said.

According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the accident happened at 12:31 a.m. today at State Road 78 and US Highway 27 in Moore Haven, Glades County, in the southern part of the state. The van was traveling eastbound on State Road 78 when it passed through a stop sign and traveled across US Highway 27, crashing into the partially-filled canal, according to a statement released by Public Affairs Division Lieutenant Gregory S. Bueno.

The van was carrying 18 people and the driver was killed in the crash, according to the statement. Authorities expect to release more details about the accident as information emerges.

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