Lakeland man dies in a semi-truck accident
A 24-year old man of Lakeland, Florida was driving a Hyundai wagon that rear-ended a semi-truck, driven by 39-year old man of Arkansas, on County Line Road near Tampa early the other morning. The 24-year old driver died at the scene.
Florida Highway Patrol reported that the truck driver was waiting to make a left turn on Drane Field Road. The right rear of his trailer was partially blocking the southbound lane. The 24-year old driver was on the south side of County Line Road; he hit the semi-truck, causing his Hyundai to spin out of control.
The accident is under investigation; both drivers were wearing their seat belts. I would like to offer my deep condolences to the family of the driver that died.