News: Woman killed, daughter injured in Winter Haven SUV accident

WINTER HAVEN, FL – A woman was killed and her young daughter was injured when their SUV crashed in Winter Haven Monday morning, the Polk County Sheriff’s Office said.


According to a report in the Daily Ridge, 40-year-old April Elizabeth Henderson of Winter Haven was driving a Kia Sportage on Spirit Lake Road at about 7:30 a.m. when she drove off the shoulder of the road. The vehicle went into a residential yard and then crashed into a tree.


Henderson was pronounced dead at the scene, while her daughter was hospitalized with injuries that were not regarded as life-threatening. Neither were wearing their seat belts, authorities said.


The cause of the crash remains under investigation.



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