Zephyrhills Man Killed in Head-On Crash on State Road 60 in Osceola County
Osceola County, Florida (January 14, 2018) – A Zephyrhills man was killed in a wrong-way crash that left a Dade-City man critical early Saturday morning in southwest Osceola County.
According to Florida Highway Patrol, the two-vehicle crash occurred at around 3:35 a.m. on State Road 60 near Peavine Road.
Troopers said 29-year-old Michael Vanpelt of Zephyrhills drove a 2016 Dodge westbound in the eastbound lanes of SR 60 and caused a head-on crash with a semi-truck.
Vanpelt was pronounced dead at the scene.
A passenger in Vanpelt’s vehicle, Ronald Higgins, 43, of Dade-City was transported to Osceola Regional Medical Center with critical injuries.
The truck driver suffered minor injuries.
The crash is under investigation.
Percy Martinez Law Office passes our heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of the deceased.
We also wish a quick recovery to those injured in the accident.
If your loved one was killed or you were injured in an accident, seek legal advice from an attorney.
At Percy Martinez Law Office, we have professional lawyers who can help you file a case in court and successfully seek compensation. Contact our law firm today at (305) 497-0132 and talk to a wrongful death attorney.