Driver dies after head-on collision with semi-truck in Lakeland


A driver died on Wednesday after he swerved out of the southbound lanes of Highway 98 and hit a semi-truck head-on, authorities said.

The crash occurred in Lakeland near Keen Road at about 3:10 a.m.

Investigators say Jason Faust, 44, of Zephyrhills was in a Hyundai traveling southbound when he started swerving and crossed over the center line of the roadway and hit a semi-truck that was traveling northbound.

Faust died at the scene.

The semi driver, 66-year-old Victor Arriaga, was not injured.

Further information was not immediately available. 


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