St. Cloud teen killed in crash
A St. Cloud teenager was killed in an Osceola County crash on Friday after authorities said her truck drove off the road struck several trees.
According to Florida Highway Patrol reports, Lindsey Ward, 18, was driving a 2003 Ford truck northbound at the intersection of Orange Blossom Trail and Golden Citrus Road at about 10:45 a.m. at a high rate of speed. For an unknown reason, Ward traveled off the road and onto the east shoulder of the road. The front of the truck struck
several bushes before going airborne and then struck several trees. She was pronounced dead by the Orange-Osceola Medical Examiner’s Office. Ward was not wearing a seat belt, FHP reports stated.
Due to the location of this crash, the truck was not located until Saturday. The crash remains under investigation.