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UPDATE: Troopers release details, identify victim in deadly I-10 accident in NW Florida



An accident closed I -10 eastbound at the 28 mile marker in Northwest Florida Monday afternoon. That's near Milton. 

Florida Highway Patrol confirmed that one person has died, and one person was taken to the hospital. 

Troopers identified the driver as 18-year-old Kaitlyn Rain Holder of Milton. 

Troopers say that Holder was traveling in the westbound lanes when, for unknown reasons, she crossed the median and collided with another car traveling in the eastbound lanes. 

Holder was pronounced dead on the scene.

Driver, 42-year-old Jeffrey Winter, who was in that other car, was airlifted to the hospital with serious injuries. 

Florida Department of Transportation cameras showed the backup and a medical helicopter. 

As of 5:20 p.m., troopers say the road has been cleared and both lanes were opened






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