Melody Acevedo Rivera Killed; Marianita Perez Ocasio Injured in Semi-Truck Crash on I-4 in Orlando, FL

January 28, 2019
Victim's Name(s)
Melody Acevedo Rivera, Marianita Perez Ocasio
Type of Accident
Commercial Truck
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Florida Highway Patrol
Vehicles Involved
Passenger Car, Semi-Truck
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Victim's vehicle lost control and collided with a semi-truck

What Happened

Florida Highway Patrol officials released the names of the woman involved in a fatal semi-truck crash on I-4 in Orlando, FL on January 28th, 2019. Melody Acevedo Rivera was killed when the vehicle was a passenger in lost control and collided with a semi-truck driven by 36-year-old Eric Goss. The driver of the vehicle, 46-year-old Marianita Perez Ocasio, was hospitalized with undisclosed injuries. Goss was not injured.

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