LABELLE, FL. -- Taylor M. Hicks, 21 of LaBelle was traveling west in a 2016 Ford Fiesta in the left turn lane of SR-80 (Palm Beach Blvd), approaching Joel Blvd at 7:43 P.M. Sunday night.
Hermelo Maya Arias, 40 of Alva was traveling east in a 2000 Chevy Tahoe in the right lane of SR-80 (Palm Beach Blvd), approaching Joel Blvd. The right front of the Ford collided with the right side of the Chevy truck.
The Ford came to final rest facing north on the grass south shoulder. The truck came to final
rest facing south on the grass south shoulder.
Hicks was pronounced deceased on scene. Arias and passenger Jair Cuuvas Salinas, 23 of Alva were transported to Lee Memorial Hospital with minor injuries.