BROOKSVILLE — The southbound lanes of Interstate 75 north of State Road 50 have been reopened after a semitrailer truck crash early Monday. One person died, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.
The crash happened about 4:45 a.m. FHP spokesman Sgt. Larry Kraus said a semi in the right lane rear-ended a 1995 Dodge van, sending it into the guardrail. The truck overturned and caught fire, killing the driver.
The truck driver's name has not been released. The driver of the van, 55-year-old Aubrey R. Pinion, of 5274 Olivet Drive in Dade City, suffered minor injuries.