- Associated Press - Sunday, January 8, 2017

DAVENPORT, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say a man has been killed after getting out of his car to check damage caused by a crash involving four vehicles in southwest Florida.

Polk County Sheriff’s officials say the crash occurred on a ramp to Highway 27 in Davenport around 5 a.m. Sunday. The unidentified man got out of his damaged vehicle and was struck by another vehicle.

No other details were released.

Authorities said two lanes of I-4 were closed following the crash causing heavy congestion in the area.

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