Orlando man, 36, killed in I-4 crash in Seminole County

SUV slammed into back of tractor-trailer, Florida troopers say

One person is dead in a crash on I-4.

LAKE MARY, Fla. – A 36-year-old Orlando man was killed Monday morning when his sport utility vehicle crashed into the back of a tractor-trailer that was stopped in traffic on Interstate 4 in Seminole County, the Florida Highway Patrol said.

The fatal wreck happened around 6 a.m. on I-4 east near State Road 46A.

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The FHP said the man was driving a Chevrolet Suburban east on I-4 and failed to notice that traffic had stopped ahead of him. The SUV slammed into the back of the tractor-trailer, and the driver of the SUV was pronounced dead at the scene, the FHP said.

The big rig driver, a 38-year-old Apopka man, was not injured, according to troopers.

An FHP crash report states that both drivers were wearing seat belts.

All eastbound lanes of I-4 were closed at Lake Mary Boulevard for about four hours.

No other details have been released.


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