St. Augustine, FL (May 31, 2019) - A 78-year-old man from Port St. Lucie is dead following a crash at a rest area along I-95. The crash took place on Wednesday, May 29th, near mile marker 302.
According to Florida Highway Patrol reports, Kenneth Joseph Smith was traveling northbound through the rest area. As he was traveling northbound, Smith collided with the rear end of a second vehicle. The impact of the crash caused Smith's car to veer off the road and into a ditch. Rescue workers rushed Smith to Flagler Hospital, where he was later pronounced dead. The driver of the other vehicle, who has not been identified, was not hurt in the crash. A passenger in Smith's car, 78-year-old Rona Smith, suffered minor injuries.
Troopers are still investigating the and charges are pending at this time.
We are saddened to hear of this tragic crash which claimed the life of Kenneth Joseph Smith. Certainly, a fatal car accident is one of the most devastating and heartbreaking things for any family to endure. The sudden and untimely loss of a loved one brings many negative feelings, including anger, grief, and sadness. The devastation left behind after a deadly car accident can disrupt your life indefinitely as you struggle to move forward without your loved one.
At Rubenstein Law, we understand how difficult these situations are. We have decades of experience assisting our clients who are suffering from the aftermath of a serious car accident. We represent victims and their families and assist in obtaining compensation when their legal rights have been violated. If you are dealing with the loss of a loved which has been caused by the negligence of another driver, we are here to help. For your free consultation, give us a call at any time, at 1-800 FL-Legal.
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