A man was killed in an accident involving a garbage truck in Pasco County on Monday.
According to the Florida Highway Patrol, a Ford van driven by Derek McCormick, 65, was traveling south on Prospect Road approaching a curve when a Progressive Waste garbage truck, driven by Christopher Santos, 36, was traveling north.
McCormick failed to negotiate the curve and entered the southbound lane and collided head-on with the garbage truck.
Post-impact, FHP said both vehicles traveled to the east, collided with a guardrail and caught fire.
McCormick suffered fatal injuries at the scene of the crash.