One Dead In Fiery Pinellas Park Wreck

(UPDATE    5 p.m.)    The driver is identified as 60 year old Michael Hester.


One person is dead after a fiery high impact crash in Pinellas Park this morning.

Authorities say the driver of the white pick up truck was likely speeding when he lost control on the U.S. 19 frontage road and slammed into a 19 overpass pillar at Bryan Dairy Road.

The state transportation department is inspecting the overpass for structural damage but all roads are open.