Mossy Head, FL – The identity of a man that was killed Tuesday afternoon just a little after 1 p.m. after colliding head-on with a semitrailer has been released by authorities.
The victim was identified as 52-year old George D. Machado. Machado was pronounced dead at the site of the crash after drifting into oncoming traffic on U.S. Highway 90
According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the driver of the semitrailer, Reginald McCullough, 59, fortunately, did not die from the crash but sustained severe injuries.
Substantial damage was done to both vehicles.$25,000 in damages to the semitrailer and $10, 000 to the 2005 Volkswagen Passat that was driven by Machado.
The FHP is currently investigation the cause of the crash.
Our sincerest condolences go out to the family members and friends of Mr. Machado and our hearts remain with the families of McCullough as he fights for his life.