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Car gets lodged under semi-truck in Marion County; driver of car dies

He veered into the path of oncoming traffic and a semi truck driver headed east swerved to...
He veered into the path of oncoming traffic and a semi truck driver headed east swerved to avoid the collision. However, the car became lodged under the truck.(WCJB File)
Published: Feb. 25, 2021 at 10:43 PM EST
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MARION COUNTY, Fla. (WCJB) - A man in Marion Co is dead after his car got trapped under a semi-truck and caught fire.

According to State Troopers, a 55 year old Dunnellon man was headed west on CR-484 just past SW 120th Ave.

He veered into the path of oncoming traffic and a semi truck driver headed east swerved to avoid the collision. However, the car became lodged under the truck.

Both vehicles then caught fire.

The 55-year-old died at the scene, and the semi driver suffered minor injuries.

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