In a tersely worded report, CBS12.com is reporting on the death of an Okeechobee resident on Wednesday afternoon.

The accident occurred on State Route 78. The Florida Highway Patrol states that 92 year old Okeechobee resident Donald Biesemeyer was killed when he attempted to make a U-turn on the highway. His vehicle was struck from behind by a truck driver.

The FHP says the truck driver tried to maneuver away from hitting Biesemeyer but was unable to do so. They also say charges are pending.

We will have more information on this accident as it becomes available.

Everyone at DeBerard Injury Attorney are saddened and troubled by this terrible accident. We commiserate with the friends and family of the victim. In the case of a fatality caused by negligence, a wrongful death claim might be possible in which the victims’ family may be entitled to compensation.

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