Roger E. Coenen: Boynton Beach man killed in I-95 wreck

LAKE WORTH, Fla. - A Boynton Beach man was killed in a multiple-vehicle crash on Interstate 95 North on Tuesday morning, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

The wreck occurred between Sixth and Tenth avenues in Lake Worth at about 5:40 a.m, causing major traffic delays much of the morning.

A Freightliner T/T, driven by Donnie W. Phillips, 37, of Winter Haven, Fla.,. was legally stopped and unoccupied within the center emergency lane.

Phillips had stopped to check on a driver from a previous crash.

At the same time, Roger E. Coenen, 68, was driving northbound on I-95. 

For unknown reasons, Coenen lost control of his car and began to spin counter-clockwise.

The right side of Coenen's car struck the rear of the Freightliner.  Coenen was pronounced dead at the scene.

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