News: Wildwood man dead after car crashes into truck on I-75 ramp


WILDWOOD, FL – State troopers said a man was killed when a vehicle slammed into a parked truck on an Interstate 75 entrance ramp Tuesday afternoon.

A report by the Villages-News said the crash occurred on the ramp from State Road 44 at 3:46 p.m. According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the driver of a Nissan Rogue was heading northbound on the ramp when the vehicle hit a tractor-trailer that was parked on the paved east shoulder and the Nissan struck the truck’s trailer.

A passenger in the Nissan, a 25-year-old man from Wildwood, was pronounced dead after being taken to an area hospital.  The Nissan driver, a 22-year-old Wildwood man, sustained minor injuries.  The truck driver was not injured.

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