Motorcyclist, 19-year-old woman killed in 3-vehicle crash near Kissimmee

FHP investigates double fatal wreck on US 192

A double fatal crash is investigated in Kissimmee.

KISSIMMEE, Fla. – A double fatal crash involving a dump truck, a motorcycle and another vehicle is under investigation in Osceola County, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

Troopers said the motorcyclist and the driver of the vehicle died in the wreck, which was reported around 6:50 a.m. on U.S. 192 at Griffin Road near Kissimmee.

The FHP said Emilio Puerto Hernandez, 50, of Miami, was driving the dump truck west on U.S. 192 when he failed to stop as he approached traffic and drove over a raised median into eastbound lanes.

The front of the motorcycle, which was heading east, struck rear of the truck, the FHP said. The motorcyclist, a 48-year-old Groveland man died at the scene, troopers said.

The truck then hit the left side of a Honda SUV, killing a Kissimmee teen, the FHP said.

The dump truck driver was not hurt.

Eastbound lanes of U.S. 192 were blocked in the area.

Charges are pending against Hernandez, the FHP said.

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