Man from Okeechobee killed in head-on crash

Man from Okeechobee killed in crash on US 441. (MGN)

A man from Okeechobee is dead following a head-on crash.

It happened early Sunday on US 441.

The Florida Highway Patrol says a driver was going south in the northbound lanes of US 441 when his Chevy collided with a Chrysler 300.

Investigators said the driver of the Chrysler 300, 22-year-old Diego Vega, was killed.

The driver going the wrong way, 43-year-old Jerome Storie of Bartow, is in critical condition at Lawnwood Regional Medical Center, according to the FHP.

Troopers say charges are pending.

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