Man Killed in Accident at State Route 62 in Hardee County, FL

April 25, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
Type of Accident
Commercial Truck
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

State Route 62, Bowling Green, Hardee County, FL, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Florida Highway Patrol
Vehicles Involved
Semi-Truck, Pickup Truck
State Route 62
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Semi-truck collided with another vehicle following veering from its lane

What Happened

Florida Highway Patrol officials are investigating a crash that killed a man at State Route 62 in Hardee County, FL on April 25th, 2023. Police say the incident happened around 5:46 a.m. According to investigators, a semi-truck is alleged to have veered from its lane before colliding with another vehicle. Following to the collision, the truck veered from the road into a nearby parking lot before hitting a parked truck. One person in the passenger vehicle was killed. The driver of the semi-truck suffered serious injuries while passengers in the pickup truck suffered injuries believed to be n0n-life-threatening in nature. Additional information has not been made available.

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