High Springs, FL (March 3, 2019) - An RV and a semi were involved in a fatal collision on I-75 on Saturday, March 2nd.
Police say that Kenneth Edwards, 57, was driving an RV when he pulled over onto the emergency shoulder. As Edwards attempted to merge back onto the highway, he pulled in front of a semi-truck. The truck collided with the RV, causing it to overturn a strike a tree. Edwards was killed in the collision. Edwards' wife was a passenger in the RV at the time of the crash. Both she and the driver of the truck suffered minor injuries.
No further information was released regarding the accident.
A fatal crash is reported about every three hours in Florida. Many fatal crashes take place on busy highways such as Interstate 75. Due to higher speeds and more congestion, highway crashes tend to serious in nature, often leading to death and catastrophic injury. It is certainly not uncommon for highway accidents to involve multiple vehicles and cause numerous injuries. Our thoughts are with the family of Kenneth Edwards in this tragic crash.
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