Driver dies in two vehicle crash in Okeechobee County

A driver has died following a two-vehicle crash in Okeechobee County.

Marcelo Bucio was heading east on NW 160th Street when he collided with a Ford Tractor as it entered the road while backing up on the grass shoulder, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

The crash happened Thursday at 9:45 p.m. west of U.S. 441.

Bucio's Volkswagen Golf overturned after impact, FHP said. He was airlifted to a hospital where he was declared dead, according to troopers.

The driver of the Ford suffered minor injuries.

The incident remains under investigation.

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