News: Man killed when tractor-trailer rear-ends SUV on I-95 south

DELRAY BEACH, FL – A driver was killed when his SUV was struck by a tractor-trailer on Interstate 95 Tuesday morning, WPTV reports.

The Florida Highway Patrol said the 32-year-old victim had stopped in the right southbound lane of I-95 near Linton Boulevard in Delray Beach at about 5:15 a.m.

The driver of a tractor-trailer was unable to avoid the SUV and struck it from behind.  The SUV caught fire and the driver, a Lake Worth resident, was pronounced dead at the scene. The truck driver, a 49-year-old man from Lake Worth, sustained minor injuries.

All southbound lanes of I-95 were shut down while the wreckage was being cleared and the scene investigated. Traffic delays stretched for miles to the exit for Hypoluxo Road.

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