A 27-year-old man from Brooksville is killed in a rear-end crash that happened on State Road 586 in Pasco County.
State troopers report that the crash happened on State Road 586 at around 6 A.M. in the morning on Monday. The driver of a 2017 Toyota Corolla was Daniel Baxter who was heading south on SR 589 when for unknown reasons, he hit the back of a 2012 International Semi-Tractor trailer.
The semi-truck was driven by 56-year-old John Edward Preston. Preston was reportedly slowing down because of oncoming traffic. He sustained no injuries.
However, the passenger of the Corolla was 27-year-old Brian Ray Baxter was pronounced dead at the scene. Daniel Edmund Baxter was rushed to Bayonet Point Regional Medical Center and treated with serious injuries.
The accident is under investigation.