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Highway 441 reopens in Okeechobee County after fatal crash

Posted at 8:38 AM, Jul 07, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-07 15:05:34-04

OKEECHOBEE COUNTY, Fla. -- A 23-year-old Sebring man died Sunday morning in a crash in Okeechobee County.

Florida Highway Patrol says the unidentified driver was traveling northbound on US-441 at 7:30 a.m. in a 2013 Dodge Durango.

The driver of the Durango struck the rear of a 2013 Ford Fusion that was just in front of him.

The driver of the Fusion their two passengers received minor injuries and were transported to a local hospital.

The driver of the Durango died as a result of his injuries.

The highway was closed for several hours for an investigation of the crash.