Wednesday, April 24, 2013

Driver Dies In Crash After Hitting Two Trees

Truck Jackknifes After Striking Trees

MOORE HAVEN, FL. -- A crash on State Road 29 south of Glades County Road 74 took the life of a 63 year old male truck driver Wednesday morning at 6:49 a.m.. Name of the deceased is being withheld pending notification of next of kin.

A 2012 Volvo truck with trailer was traveling south on SR29 when it traveled onto the west shoulder, over a culvert and into a ditch. The shoulder was divided with a ditch in the middle said the FHP.

The driver traveled out of the ditch and onto the west shoulder as the top of the vehicle struck a tree. The vehicle continued to travel west causing the front left to strike another tree. The truck cab jackknifed as it came to rest on it's right side.

The trailer came to rest on an upright position with both the cab and trailer attached. The driver was pronounced deceased at the crash scene.

1 comment:

  1. Anonymous2:15 PM

    We are so happy for Mrs. Taylor and her husband...As of today's vote by the Glades County Board Of County Commissioners they can proceed with their plans to open the Historic Palmdale Store. We are looking forward to the Grand Opening. Best Wishes...Carole and Leonard