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2 killed in head-on Alligator Alley crash; alcohol tests pending


NAPLES, Florida — Authorities say two people died in a head-on crash along Alligator Alley.

The Florida Highway Patrol reports that 26-year-old Kristen Zocchi was driving her car in the wrong direction near mile marker 85 early Friday morning when she crashed into a car driving by 32-year-old Walter Jose Rosales Mejia. Zocchi and Mejia both died from their injuries.

A passenger in Mejia's car, 31-year-old Vanessa Vernaza Hernandez, was taken to a Fort Myers hospital with critical injuries.

The Naples Daily News ( reports that alcohol tests were pending for both drivers

Information from: Naples (Fla.) Daily News,

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