Tuesday, November 05, 2013

Motorcyclist Dies In U.S. 27 Crash

Andy Vega, 24 of Sebring died of injuries after a crash with a SUV on U.S. 27 south of Sebring Tuesday evening.

A white 2003 Chevrolet Avalanche driven by Jose Valdonvinos, 48 of Lake Placid was eastbound on Lake Josephine Drive. The motorcyclist with an unknown year Suzuki GSXR was southbound in the southbound inside lane of US-27.

The SUV stopped at the stop sign on Lake Josephine Drive at US-27 and then entered the intersection. As it's  front entered the median, Vega's vegucke struck the left rear of the SUV.

The Chevy rotated counter clockwise and came to rest in the median facing north. The Suzuki came to rest in the southbound inside lane of US-27 facing south.

Vega was transported to Highlands Regional Medical Center where he expired from his injuries and was pronounced deceased.

Charges are pending investigation reports Trooper Jay Spencer and homicide investigator Cpl. Louis Smith.

1 comment:

  1. This is another horrible accident on Hwy 27. Andy was a wonderful person and he had so much more life to live. While here in Central America, I read this and I am so sad. I know Andy and he Was such a hardworker, wonderful father, son and friend. Lo voy a extrañar muchísimo. Q.D.E.P /. R I P. Muchas oraciones para la familia. Amiga de Andy Vega... Shirlee Walker Clevenger