Man Killed in Accident at I-75 and State Rd 44 in Wildwood, FL

April 2, 2024
Victim's Name(s)
Type of Accident
Car Accident
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

State Rd 44 W, Wildwood, FL, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Florida Highway Patrol
Vehicles Involved
Passenger Car, Semi-Truck
I-75 and State Rd 44
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Vehicle collided with a tractor-trailer

What Happened

Florida Highway Patrol officials are investigating a crash that killed a man at I-75 and State Rd 44 in Wildwood, FL on April 3rd, 2024. Police say the incident happened around 3:46 p.m. Investigators are saying a Nissan Rogue was northbound at an I-75 entrance ramp when it collided with a tractor-trailer parked in an east shoulder. Reports say a 25-year-old passenger in the Nissan was taken to an area hospital with injuries he later died from. The driver is said to have suffered minot injuries, reports say, while the tractor-trailer operator was allegedly uninjured. Additional information was not available.

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