Man dies after crashing box truck, according to troopers

Troopers say truck hit light pole

Lights atop a police cruiser flash at the scene of a crime in this undated file image.
Lights atop a police cruiser flash at the scene of a crime in this undated file image. (KPRC/File)

A 43-year-old man was killed on Saturday when a box truck he was driving crashed on State Road 528, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

Troopers said the man was traveling eastbound when he left the road, struck a light pole and came to rest at a tree line.

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The man was pronounced dead at Orlando Health, troopers said.

The crash remains under investigation, but troopers said the man might have suffered a medical episode prior to crashing.