Columbia County, FL – According to the Florida Highway Patrol, a Solid waste employee was fatally hit by a vehicle in Columbia County.
The accident happened Tuesday morning at around 10:10 a.m. south of Northwest Kimble Glen on County Road 250.
According to reports, the employee of Solid waste was standing behind his truck as he was stopped in the southbound lane of County Road 250. The driver of a Ford Taurus apparently did not see the stopped truck and struck the employee and truck with its’ front.
The deceased, 34-year old Julian Udell was killed at the scene.
The driver of the Ford suffered severe injuries and charges are pending.
Our condolences go out to the family and friends of Julian Udell.