Johny Sanabria Killed in Accident at State Route 37 in Polk County, FL

April 18, 2024
Victim's Name(s)
Johny Sanabria
Type of Accident
Commercial Truck
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

State Route 37, Lakeland, Polk County, FL, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Florida Highway Patrol
Vehicles Involved
Tractor-Trailer, Kia Optima
State Route 37
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Tractor-trailer collided with a Kia Optima

What Happened

Authorities are investigating a crash that killed one person involved at State Route 37 in Polk County, FL on April 18th, 2024. Police say the incident happened around 4:10 p.m. According to investigators, a semi-truck is said to have went into a northbound lane while attempting to avoid colliding with a pickup truck before entering into the path of an approaching Kia Optima. The vehicles collided, leaving 40-year-old Kia operator, Johny Sanabria, fatally injured. Authorities did not have any additional information available.

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