1 killed in crash on Florida Turnpike in Osceola County

FHP investigates fatal wreck


OSCEOLA COUNTY, Fla. – A 48-year-old Orlando man was killed Friday in a two-vehicle crash on the Florida Turnpike in Osceola County, the Florida Highway Patrol said.

The fatal wreck was reported around 10:35 a.m. in the southbound lanes of the turnpike at mile marker 226.

The FHP said a semi collided with a tow truck that was pulling a vehicle.

FHP said witnesses told investigators the tow truck traveled into the right lane and hit the left side of the semi’s trailer.

Investigators said the tow truck traveled off the roadway and hit a tree.

Southbound lanes of the turnpike were closed in the area.

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