A spokesperson from the Broward County Medical Examiner’s office said that 36 year old Constance Leach of Clewiston, Florida, died from injuries she sustained in the crash.
According to Florida Highway Patrol spokesman, Sgt. Mark Wysocky, the accident occurred on Snake Road, a few miles north of Interstate 75 in Broward County when the pick up truck driven by Leach collided with a tour bus. The crash was reported in the early morning hours on Sunday.
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Leach, a stay at home mom, leaves behind her four children and two grandsons, according to her sister, Tammy Leach.
Miccosukee police are investigating the cause of this accident and would not release many details until their investigation is complete.
Langerado is a four-day music concert that is held in Broward County each year. This was the first time it has been held at the Big Cypress Seminole Reservation. It ended Sunday night.