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One dead in vehicle crash at mile marker 59

A serious car crash killed one person and closed U.S. 1 in both directions at mile marker 59 for more than three hours Sunday. 

Priyanka Saboo, a 24-year-old visitor from India, died of injuries suffered in the 3:54 p.m. Sunday crash at mile marker 59. Priyanka Saboo was riding as a passenger in a 2015 Chevrolet Cruze driven north by Saurabh Saboo, 21, also of India, the Florida Highway Patrol reports.

The Cruze veered into the southbound lane, where it crashed head-on into a 1999 GMC Sierra pickup truck driven by Clifford C. Schade of Tavernier, according to the FHP.

Schade also was seriously injured; his current condition report was not available at this writing. A third passenger in the Cruze escaped with minor injuries. The investigation is continuing.

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