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FHP: 26-year-old man killed in rollover crash in Okeechobee County

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Posted at 3:08 PM, Mar 11, 2019
and last updated 2019-03-11 15:24:05-04

OKEECHOBEE COUNTY, Fla. — Troopers have identified a man killed in a rollover crash in Okeechobee County Monday morning.

The Florida Highway Patrol said 26-year-old Jose Emilio Reguero was making a left turn onto U.S. Highway 441 from County Road 68 around 7:15 a.m.

Reguero's Chevy Blazer entered directly into the oncoming path of another Chevy, driven by 43-year-old David Lee Niehaus.

Niehaus struck Reguero's Blazer, causing it to overturn, according to troopers.

Reguero died from the wreck, and Niehaus suffered minor injuries.

The crash remains under investigation.