Port St. Lucie man dies in crash while driving a semi

Writer: Melissa Montoya
A man driving a semi died on I-75 in Sarasota County. (CREDIT: FL-511 traffic cam)

A 60-year-old Port St. Lucie man died in a vehicle crash on I-75, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

Troopers said the man was driving a semi in the northbound lanes of I-75 when he failed to maintain his travel lane near mile marker 191.

The semi went over the cable barrier and continued to travel about 1,500 feet prior to coming to a rest in the grassy median.

The man was taken to Venice Hospital where was pronounced deceased.

Florida Highway Patrol investigators remain on scene investigating the crash.


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