Man, 40, dies after head-on crash in Orange County, troopers say

Other driver had minor injuries, FHP says

Police lights. (KPRC/File)

ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. – A man died in a head-on crash when a pickup truck traveled into his lane and struck the front side of his car in Orange County, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

Troopers said a pickup truck was traveling south on Orange Avenue around 11:15 p.m. Thursday when it entered the northbound lanes, hitting the front of a car driven by a 40-year-old Orlando man.

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The pickup truck, driven by a 30-year-old Kissimmee man, then overturned, according to the FHP.

The FHP said the drivers were taken to the hospital, where the 40-year-old later died.

The pickup truck driver was treated for minor injuries.

The crash remains under investigation.


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