SUMTER COUNTY, Fla. – A 31-year-old man from Spring Hill died Monday morning in a crash along Interstate 75, according to troopers with the Florida Highway Patrol.
According to the FHP crash report, two tractor-trailers were traveling south on I-75 near mile marker 321 around 7:25 a.m. when one truck slowed for traffic, the other failed to stop. The 31-year-old driver’s tractor-trailer collided with the rear of the second tractor-trailer driven by a 69-year-old man, troopers said.
Both vehicles overturned in the median and blocked portions of the highway, according to the report. The first tractor-trailer caught fire and the 31-year-old driver was killed in the crash, troopers said.
The driver, of Spring Hill, has not been identified yet.