Side Mirror Of Passing Semi Strikes, Kills Truck Driver After Exiting His Truck

Orange County, Florida – A truck driver was struck and killed Monday morning by a semi after the he had exited his truck to assess the damage from a separate accident.

Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) says a 55-year-old South Carolina man who was a truck driver was struck and killed by another semi along State Road 528 around 4:50 a.m. Lt. Kim Montes said the deceased truck driver pulled over the shoulder of the road after striking a guardrail near State Road 407.

 

As the driver was assessing the damage to his truck he was struck by the side mirror of a passing semi. He was transported to a nearby hospital and later announced he had passed away from his injuries.

FHP continues to investigate the incident.

Image courtesy of FHP.

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