Lake County, FL (November 9, 2018) - A 66 year old man is dead following a crash that occurred on Friday, November 9th. The crash took place on County Road 33 around 5:40 am.
According to reports, John Faso was driving a 2003 Chevy pickup northbound on CR 33. At the same time, a 2014 GMC pickup was traveling in an eastbound direction on Austin Merritt Road. The driver of the GMC, 26 year old Christian Spade came to a stop sign before entering the intersection at CR 33 and Austin Merritt. Spade traveled directly into the path of Faso's truck, striking it and causing it to overturn.
Faso was pronounced dead at the crash scene. Spade sustained minor injuries and was transported to Leesburg Regional Medical Center.
Florida Highway Patrol continues to investigate the crash. There is no word on potential charges at this time.
A fatal accident takes place in Florida approximately every 3 hours. We are saddened to hear of this tragic crash on CR 33 which claimed the life of John Faso. A complete investigation into the crash will be necessary to determine the circumstances surrounding its occurrence.
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