Man driving septic truck killed in Lake County crash, troopers say

County Road 48 shut down near Ranch Road in fatal crash, FHP says

Scene of a fatal crash in Lake County, seen from Sky 6 on Wednesday, Feb. 23, 2022. (Copyright 2022 by WKMG ClickOrlando - All rights reserved.)

LAKE COUNTY, Fla. – The driver of a septic truck was killed Wednesday morning in Lake County when the vehicle overturned, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

Troopers said the crash occurred at 10:20 a.m. on County Road 48 near Ranch Road in Astatula.

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County Road 48 was shut down as emergency crews responded to the crash, and the driver was pronounced dead at the scene, troopers said.

The driver was identified as a 58-year-old Groveland man.

The crash remains under investigation.

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