Unidentified Truck Driver Dies In Fiery Crash On I-95 Near Mims After Collision With Semi

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A yet to be identified male truck driver was killed early Sunday morning about 4 a.m. in a crash that occurred on Interstate 95, just north of State Road 46 in Mims.

BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – A yet to be identified male truck driver was killed early Sunday morning about 4 a.m. in a crash that occurred on Interstate 95, just north of State Road 46 in Mims.

The Florida Highway Patrol reported that Lawrence Lee, 43, of Grenada Mississippi was traveling northbound on I-95, driving a tractor-trailer rig.

The victim, who was also operating a tractor-trailer, was traveling northbound on I-95, directly behind Lee’s truck.

For an unknown reason, the victim  failed to slow as he approached the rear of Lee’s truck.

The front of the victim’s truck then struck the rear of Lee, and caught fire.

According to Sgt. Kim Montes, Public Affairs Officer for the Florida Highway Patrol, the victim has not been able to be identified due to the fire.

Lee sustained minor injuries and was taken to Parrish Medical Center.

This crash remains under investigation.

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