2 dead, 4 hurt in multi-vehicle crash in Four Corners area of Polk County: sheriff

Two people are dead and four others are injured after a crash in the Four Corners area of northeast Polk County.

The crash involving five vehicles happened shortly after 6 a.m. Tuesday on northbound on US- 27, just south of US 192, Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd said in a tweet. '

Lanes were closed in the area for hours but have since reopened.