St. Cloud resident killed in OBT crash

A St. Cloud man was killed in an Osceola County crash on Tuesday.

According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the victim, a 50-year-old male from St. Cloud, was driving a 2003 Ford SUV westbound on Orange Blossom Trail at about 5:15 a.m.

A 2013 semi-truck driven by Richard Blanco, 34, of Kissimmee, was driving ahead of the St. Cloud resident. As the victim approached the semi-truck from the rear, he failed to stop and slammed into the back of it. The victim, who was pronounced dead on scene, was not identified as his family had not been notified.

Blanco was not injured.

The crash remains under investigation.