A 20-year-old man from South Florida was killed in a rear end crash with a semi truck on the Florida Turnpike in Osceola County early Monday, according to FHP.
Troopers said the crash took place around 7 am in the southbound lane near mile marker 232 in St. Cloud between the Three Lakes Toll Plaza and Canoe Creek Service Plaza.
The 20-year-old Coral Springs man was in a Toyota Corolla traveling south when he failed to stop for traffic that was stopped ahead and tried to swerve to the right to avoid crashing, instead he impacted the back of a stopped semi.
The driver of the Toyota was pronounced dead on the scene. The driver of the semi was uninjured. The crash remains under investigation.