1 dead, 3 critical in Polk County crash - FOX 13 News

1 dead, 3 critical in Polk County crash

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Polk County investigators are trying to figure out what caused a deadly crash in Poinciana on Sunday morning.

It happened on Cypress Parkway west of Laurel Avenue.

Deputies say a Dodge Neon crossed the center line and hit a Suzuki head on.

The passenger in the Dodge, 19-year-old Ezequiel Valazquez, was killed.

Three children who were in the backseat are all in critical condition.

Investigators say they are 6, 4, and 2-years-old and they were all buckled in.

The driver, 23-year-old Cassandra Beniquez, is in stable condition in the hospital.

Deputies are trying to figure out why she crossed the center line.

Charges are pending in the crash.

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