Driver killed after losing control, hitting semi on i-75
A Lakewood Ranch man died early Monday after he lost control of his car and crashed into a semitrailer truck on Interstate 75, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.
The unidentified 46-year-old man was driving a 2016 Lexus southbound on I-75 near Big Bend Road just after 2 a.m. when he lost control for unknown reasons, the FHP said.
The driver veered into the outside lane and struck the trailer, driven by 44-year-old Brian Christopher Rivard, the FHP said.
The driver died at the scene, the FHP said. Rivard of Naples was not injured.
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