A man was killed and a woman injured in an Interstate 75 crash Wednesday afternoon.
Eighty-one year old Kasper Fluek, of North Port, died in the crash. Rosetta Flueck, 70, suffered minor injuries and was transported to Lakewood Ranch Medical Center for treatment.
A Florida Highway Patrol report states 81-year-old Kasper Fluek was driving northbound on I-75 in the northbound lane, just north of University Parkway around 3:15 p.m. April 17. His 2002 Mercury was towing a tandem axle box trailer, which started swaying side to side. The motion caused the vehicle to rotate counter clockwise and jackknife.
The vehicle then overturned.
The box trailer remained upright and connected to the vehicle, which came to a final rest facing southwest in the median emergency lane. The left front of the trailer box struck the left side of the vehicle.
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