Sunday, April 10, 2016

Todd Buchanan Dies In Midnight Crash

CLEWISTON, FL. -- Todd W. Buchanan, 52 of Clewiston, FL was southbound on Pioneer Plantation's 21st Street in central Hendry county, negotiating a curve to the right Sunday morning about 12:10 a.m..

His 1998 Chevrolet Siverado truck traveled off the roadway to the left grass shoulder. Buchanan over steered and lost control of the truck which continued traveling southbound in the grass shoulder while rotating clockwise.

The truck continued sliding southbound sideways with the tires digging into the dirt, causing it to overturn onto its left side. Buchanan was partially ejected from the vehicle and was pinned under the truck at final rest. He was was pronounced deceased at the scene.

The FHP says he was not wearing a seat belt and alcohol use as a factor is pending.


  1. Chris Buchanan7:24 PM

    Todd was a wonderful human being, always offering a helping hand. He will be dearly missed. His Loving Wife

    1. Rod & Lindy1:07 PM

      I don't know if I've met you Chris but my name is Rod and my wife is Lindy, we live in the Ocala Nat. Forest and had the pleasure of meeting Todd and enjoying his company on several occasions while we came to stay at Boots home. we all go back a long way but that is beside the point. Lindy and I where floored and still are by the call from Buckwheat on Sunday morning you see Todd made a very lasting impression and YES Todd was a good man it didn't take long for my wife and I to realize that. We will miss him so much and are so very sorry for all who knew him. Chris I don't know what else to say except to say except that we are heart broke and don't forget that Mel, Buckwheat, Deb and Dan are there for you! Rod & Lindy Karman