Osceola County, FL (January 31, 2019) - A man from Fort Pierce was killed in a crash on US Highway 192 on Thursday, January 31st. Police say that Mathew Greenberg, 29, was driving a 2002 Hyundai when he stopped his vehicle in the outside lane of the highway. Greenberg, whose car was disabled for unknown reasons, stepped out of the vehicle.
At the time Greenberg was out of the vehicle, a 2004 semi truck was traveling towards him in the eastbound lanes of Highway 192. The truck collided with both the Hyundai and Greenberg. Greenberg died at the crash scene. The operator of the truck was identified as 39-year-old Oren Windross.
Police are investigating the crash. At this time, they have not said whether Windross will face any charges.
Fatal Florida car accidents occur every three hours along our roadways and, if these deaths are caused by the negligent behavior of another, the victim’s family may be able to seek compensation to help cover funeral costs, lost wages, and other expenses. The team at Rubenstein Law has handled wrongful death cases and personal injury cases in Florida for over 30 years.
If you’ve been injured in a Florida car accident, our wrongful death attorneys can help. Call us at 1-800 FL-Legal to discuss your claim.
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