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Hendry County crash kills 1, injures 2

Hendry County crash kills 1, injures 2

By FOX 4 Staff. CREATED Feb 10, 2013

HENDRY COUNTY, Fla. - An early morning crash outside of Clewiston Saturday killed a 59-year-old woman and injured two others.

The Florida Highway Patrol says 21-year-old Austin James Stopppiello of Clewiston was driving east on State Road 80 approaching Al Don Farming Road.

59-year-old Magdiel Davila was driving west on State Road 80 in a pickup towing a utility trailer.

For an unknown reasons Stopppiello crossed over the highway into the path of Davila's vehicle hitting the pickup and the trailer.

The impact killed Davila and left a passenger, 58-year-old Emilia Martinez De Davila with minor injuries.  Stoppiello also suffered minor injuries.

Charges are pending in the crash.