OKEECHOBEE - A 33-year-old Okeechobee man was seriously injured in a three-vehicle accident which killed a Grant City man and injured a man from Lake Wales.
According to the Florida Highway Patrol report, the Okeechobee man was headed eastbound on State Road 60 in a pickup truck at approximately 6:15 a.m. on Thursday, April 8. The 30-year-old Grant City man was traveling west on State Road 60 in a sedan. The third vehicle was driven by a 70-year-old Lake Wales man who was headed east in a sedan.
The driver of the sedan attempted to make a left hand turn onto 154th Avenue in Indian Rver County, and the pickup truck hit the passenger's side of his car. After the impact, the sedan came to rest in the eastbound lane and was struck by a second sedan.
The Grant City man was pronounced deceased on the scene. The Lake Wales man suffered minor injuries.