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Joshua Brock and his son, Jason, were among 3 killed in an accident with a semi

3:51 PM, Aug 6, 2012   |    comments
  • Joshua Brock, his son Jason, were killed after a head-on crash with a semi that also killed driver Leslie Blanton.
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Trilby, Florida -- The Florida Highway Patrol is investigating an accident that took the lives of three people overnight. 

According to FHP, 22-year-old Joshua Brock was traveling north with 1-year-old Jason Brock on US Hwy 98. For some unknown reason their vehicle swerved into the path of a semi and hit it head-on.   

The semi then went off the road and into the woods nearby where it then burst into flames. The driver, 56-year-old Leslie Blanton, of Riverview, also received fatal injuries while the semi's passenger, 53-year-old Michael Blanton, only received minor injuries. 

The Florida Highway Patrol continues to investigate this accident.  Charges are pending.

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