A 78-year-old man from Port St. Lucie is dead following a crash at a rest area along I-95. The crash took place on Wednesday, May 29th, near mile marker 302.
According to Florida Highway Patrol reports, Kenneth Joseph Smith was traveling northbound through the rest area. As he was traveling northbound, Smith collided with the rear end of a second vehicle. The impact of the crash caused Smith's car to veer off the road and into a ditch. Rescue workers rushed Smith to Flagler Hospital, where he was later pronounced dead. The driver of the other vehicle, who has not been identified, was not hurt in the crash. A passenger in Smith's car, 78-year-old Rona Smith, suffered minor injuries.