BITHLO, Fla (WOFL FOX 35) - A fatal accident in Bithlo Monday has left one man dead while traffic was subsequently backed up at a busy road before the morning commute.
The accident occurred right before 4 a.m. Monday morning. Both east and west-bound lanes of Colonial were closed for a few hours Monday morning before reopening shortly before 8 a.m.
FHP says according to witnesses the driver of a pickup truck did not stop at the stop sign on Berkeley Street while making a left on Colonial. A semi-trailer truck hauling wood material plowed into truck, killing the driver.
FHP has identified the driver of the GMC pickup truck as Donald Davis, 41, of Orlando, Florida.
The crash remains under investigation. This story is developing as we'll continue to update as more information becomes available.