CLEWISTON, FL. -- Thelmakia Robinson, 20 of Belle Glade was northbound in the inside lane of US-27 south of CR-835 (Evercane Rd) in Hendry County Wednesday at 6:09 p.m.. with passenger Evylen Ziggler, 71, of Belle Glade when the 2002 Chrysler PT Cruiser crossed the outside lane and entered the east grassy shoulder.
The car began rotating clockwise in a northerly direction before overturning in a canal and came to final rest on its roof facing southeast in the canal east of US-27. Passenger Ziggler died from injuries.
UPDATE 5-3-18 Driver Robinson was pronounced deceased on 5-2-18 at St. Mary's Medial Center. The crash remains under investigation.