Man killed in Lake County crash identified

Matthew Pineau, of Kissimmee, dies in crash, troopers say


CLERMONT, Fla. – A 31-year-old man was killed Tuesday night in Lake County in a three-vehicle crash, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

The FHP said Matthew Pineau, of Kissimmee, died in the crash, which occurred around 9 p.m. on U.S. Highway 192 near Bali Boulevard.

Troopers said Pineau was traveling eastbound on U.S. 192 and made a U-turn at Bali Road.  The FHP said his vehicle went directly into the path of another car, which struck Pineau's vehicle.  Pineau's car then was hit by another vehicle, troopers said.

Pineau's passenger was taken to a hospital in serious condition, troopers said.

The drivers of the other two cars suffered minor injuries, the FHP said.