Glades County, FL (August 29, 2020) - A 32-year-old man from Orlando died in a crash involving a farm trailer in Glades County. The crash took place on Friday, August 28th on County Road 721 near State Road 78.
According to reports from the scene, the unidentified man was driving a sedan in the northbound lanes of CR 721 when he crossed over into the southbound lanes for unknown reasons. While in the southbound lanes, the man's vehicle collided head-on with a farm tractor. The man was pronounced dead at the scene by rescue workers. The tractor driver suffered minor, non-life-threatening injuries. Both drivers were wearing their seatbelts when the crash occurred.
An investigation is ongoing at this time. There is no further information available.
Florida is a very dangerous state for motorists. Last year, more than 3,000 people were killed in traffic accidents that took place across our state while thousands more sustained injuries. A Florida car accident can be a truly life-altering event and victims can be left with debilitating injuries and, in some cases, family members are forced to move forward following the sudden and tragic loss of a loved one.
We wish to offer our most sincere condolences to the victim's family following this tragic accident in Glades County.
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