FHP: Semitruck bursts into flames after crash, killing driver

MIMS, Fla. — A semi-truck driver is dead after a crash on Interstate 95 early Sunday, the Florida Highway Patrol said.

The semi driver was following another semi-truck, driven by Lawrence Lee, as the big rigs traveled north on I-95 near the State Road 46 exit to Mims, when he rear-ended that truck, troopers said.

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The trailing semitruck then caught fire, burning the driver, troopers said.

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Troopers have not yet been able to identify the semi driver because of the fire.

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Troopers have not been able to determine why the dead semitruck driver rear-ended Lee’s semitruck.