Columbia County, FL (April 2, 2019) - A 46-year-old tractor-trailer driver died in a crash along Interstate 10. According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the crash happened around 9:50 a.m. near mile marker 310 in Lake City.
Early reports indicate that Marcus Hooper, 46, was traveling eastbound on I-10 when, for unknown reasons, his truck collided with the right side of another truck, driven by 52-year-old Terry Bullard. Hooper then crossed over the median, over the westbound lanes, and into a wooded area where his truck collided with several trees. Hooper died at the crash scene, while Bullard was not injured.
The Florida Highway Patrol is still investigating at this time. There are no further details available.
We wish to extend our sympathies to the family of Marcus Hooper in this fatal Columbia County crash. Losing a loved one to a car accident is very devastating. You are left to wonder how you will pick up the pieces and move on from losing a loved one so suddenly and unexpectedly.
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