Kissimmee man killed when pickup truck slams into bench, pole, FHP says

Fatal wreck reported on Orange Blossom Trail at Counselor Row in Orange County

File photo of Florida Highway Patrol cruiser
File photo of Florida Highway Patrol cruiser (WJXT 2020)

ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. – A 33-year-old Kissimmee man was killed late Sunday when his pickup truck crashed into a light pole in Orange County, the Florida Highway Patrol said.

The fatal wreck was reported at 10:53 p.m. on Orange Blossom Trail at Counselor Row.

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The FHP said the man was driving a 2008 Chevrolet pickup truck south on OBT when he struck a curb, traveled across a sidewalk and struck a bench and light pole.

The driver, who wasn’t wearing a seat belt, was taken to Orlando Health, where he died, according to the FHP.


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