• Truck driver killed after crashing into car with sleeping man inside on SR-520, FHP says

    By: Sarah Wilson

    Updated:

    ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. - A septic truck driver was killed in an early-morning crash Tuesday, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

    The crash happened at about 7 a.m. on State Road 520 and Taylor Creek Road. 

    FHP said the truck driver, Robert Ratliff, 25, died after the truck hit a vehicle on the shoulder of the road near Taylor Creek Road in Wedgefield.

    FHP said the driver who was parked on the side of the road, William Cannon, 21,  was asleep in the backseat when Ratliff's truck hit the car and overturned, ejecting Ratliff from the truck.  

    Cannon suffered minor injuries. 


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