POLK COUNTY -- A multi-vehicle crash on Monday in the Town of Osceola has resulted in a fatality, according to a press release from the Polk County Sheriff’s Office.
On Monday, December 6th, 2021, at 4:02 pm, the Polk County Sheriff’s Office Dispatch Center received a call reporting a crash that occurred on County Road M at the intersection of County Road K, in the Town of Osceola.
Upon the Deputies' arrival on the scene, it was found that a black 2016 Ford F-350 was traveling northbound on County Road M/200th Street approaching County Road K/60th Avenue. There was moderate traffic with other vehicles traveling northbound in front of and behind the F-350. At that time, a silver GMC Acadia was stopped on County Road K, facing west. As the vehicles approached one another, the GMC Acadia pulled into the path of the F-350, failing to yield. The front of the F-350 struck the driver’s door area of the Acadia, causing severe damage.
The driver of the Acadia suffered fatal injuries and died at the scene of the accident.
Assisting the Polk County Sheriff’s Office with this incident were the Allied Fire and First Responders, Osceola Municipal Ambulance Service, the Lakes Area Ambulance Service, Life Link Air Ambulance Service, and the Polk County Medical Examiner’s Office.
The name of the driver will be released at a later date.
The crash is being investigated by the Polk County Sheriff’s Office.
- Per Polk County Sheriff’s Office