Driver who died in Port St. Lucie crash ID'd

Posted: 10:38 AM, Oct 23, 2018
Updated: 2018-10-23 19:08:56Z

A deadly crash forced the closure of an exit ramp on I-95 in Port St. Lucie Tuesday morning.

The crash happened when the driver of a Ford F-150 veered off the road and into trees, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. It forced troopers to temporarily shut the northbound off-ramp at Gatlin Boulevard.

Traffic investigators identified the driver who died as 60-year-old William Hartig of Palm Beach Gardens.

 FHP says it is continuing to investigate the crash.