One Dead In Polk Road Rage Crash

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Lakeland, Fla.-(Newsradio 970 WFLA)-Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd says road rage triggered a fatal crash at U.S. 98, South, and Cypress Avenue.

Judd says the drivers of a Nissan Altima and a Dodge Ram were cutting each other off and driving in a reckless manner before they collided at the intersection.  The impact caused the vehicles to hit a vacant business there.

The driver of the Dodge, 27 year-old Daniel Bagwell, was killed in the crash.  The 22 year-old driver of the Nissan escaped with just minor injuries.

As deputies continue to investigate, they are asking any witnesses to call them at 863-298-6200.

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