Fatal crash in St. Lucie County Tuesday morning

Posted at 2:44 PM, Dec 13, 2016
and last updated 2016-12-13 14:44:59-05

ST. LUCIE COUNTY, Fla. -- A Port St. Lucie man died Tuesday morning in a head-on vehicle crash in St. Lucie County.

Florida Highway Patrol says 40-year-old Nelson DeJeus Trinidad was traveling eastbound on Orange Avenue in a 2010 Toyota Camry at 6:38 a.m. when his vehicle entered the westbound lane and crashed into another vehicle.

Trinidad was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the other vehicle, 51-year-old Antonio Zubieta Otero of Fort Pierce, suffered critical injuries.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.