Dundee man, 31, killed in semitruck crash on I-4 exit ramp in Osceola County, troopers say

Exit ramp since reopened

Fatal truck crash forces closure of I-4 exit ramp in Osceola County, troopers say, (Copyright 2022 by WKMG ClickOrlando - All rights reserved.)

OSCEOLA COUNTY, Fla. – A 31-year-old man was killed in a single-vehicle crash of an overturned semitruck on the westbound Interstate 4 exit ramp to eastbound Osceola Parkway, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

The crash occurred at 6:12 a.m. Wednesday at mile marker 65, where the semitruck overturned and collided with a guardrail, troopers said. The Dundee man, who drove the truck and was its sole occupant, was pronounced dead at the scene, according to FHP.

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According to a crash report, troopers believe the man failed to negotiate a curve on the exit ramp. He was wearing a seatbelt in the crash, the report states.

Drivers were advised to avoid the area and seek an alternate route. The I-4 westbound exit ramp to eastbound Osceola Parkway reopened around 3:10 p.m., troopers said.

No further details were shared.


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