HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, Fla. (WFLA) – A Plant City man was killed when his vehicle rear-ended a semi-truck on I-4 early Thursday morning.
At about 3 a.m., the Florida Highway Patrol responded to a crash in the eastbound lanes of the interstate near Mango Rd.
According to troopers, the driver of a semi-truck had pulled into the outside lane of the roadway to repair his truck after it overheated, then drove back onto the roadway where it was re-ended.
The other driver, 45-year-old Erik Adam Walton suffered fatal injuries and died at the scene of the crash.
It’s unclear if charges are pending.
The crash caused delays on I-4 for several hours.
This is a developing story. Please check back for updates.