Jensen Beach, FL (August 31, 2020) - One man is dead following a crash between a sedan and a pickup truck on U.S. 1 in Jensen Beach. The crash happened around 1:50 p.m. on Sunday, August 30th.
According to the Martin County Sheriff's Office, a 50-year-old man from Port St. Lucie was traveling northbound in the inside lanes of the highway. At the same time, a second vehicle was traveling southbound on U.S. 1. The pickup crossed over into the opposite lanes of travel and collided head-on with the sedan. Both cars came to rest in the outside lane of the highway. The driver of the pickup truck died in the crash while the sedan driver sustained minor injuries. No one involved in the crash has been identified at this time.
There is no further information available.
Our condolences are with those affected by this accident in Jensen Beach.
There were more than 3,000 deaths attributable to Florida traffic accidents in 2019. This number may seem high, but it is part of a disturbing trend of increases in the number of fatal crashes that are reported yearly in our state. As numbers continue to rise, it is important for each and every driver to drive safely and cautiously to ensure the health and safety of not only themselves but others on the roadways.
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