Davenport man, 73, killed in head-on crash in Osceola County, FHP says

Crash occurred on Osceola Polk Line Road near Old Lake Wilson Road

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OSCEOLA COUNTY, Fla. – A 73-year-old Davenport man was killed in a head-on crash Saturday morning in Osceola County, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

The man was driving a Ford Explorer eastbound on Osceola Polk Line Road — west of Old Lake Wilson Road — when a Ford transit van being driven westbound by a 41-year-old Orlando man veered into the eastbound lane, troopers said.

According to a crash report, the front left of the van struck the front left of the Explorer around 11:08 a.m.

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The Orlando man was airlifted with serious injuries to a hospital, the report states.

The Davenport man was pronounced dead at the scene, troopers said.

No other details were shared.

The crash remains under investigation.

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