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Zephyrhills man dies in one-car crash after medical episode, troopers say

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Published Jul. 2, 2019

A 62-year-old Zephyrhills man died in a one-car crash Monday on State Road 56, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

Richard Lee Porter was traveling east on State Road 56 around 4:20 p.m. Monday. As he approached the intersection with Mansfield Boulevard, he suffered a medical episode, troopers said.

His car left the roadway and traveled through a fence into a pasture before coming to a stop.

Porter was transported to Advent Health Wesley Chapel, where he was pronounced dead, troopers said.