FHP: Man killed Saturday in Osceola County after rear-ending vehicle, then hitting tree

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A man was killed early Saturday in Osceola County after he rear-ended another vehicle and then struck a tree, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

According to the crash report, the man was driving northbound on Simpson Road when he failed to slow down and struck the Suburban in front of him. The man lost control and drove off the roadway and struck a tree.

The man was transported to a nearby hospital where he was declared dead. His name was not immediately released. The cause of the crash remains under investigation.