Fatal Car Accident in Hardee County
Posted on May 06, 2013
Justin G. Painter was killed after being ejected from his truck. According to Highway Patrol, he was traveling Westbound on State Road 66 when he lost control of his Ford F-250. He lost control when he tried to over correct himself after veering off into the north shoulder of the road.
The truck is thought to have flipped 3 times ejecting the driver who was not wearing a seat belt.
The accident happened near the intersection of Oak Hill Ranch and State Road 66 outside of Zolfo Springs.
It is unknown as to whether alcohol played a role in this tragic accident or not