The Florida Highway Patrol is reporting that Michael Cucore, 58, of Port Saint Lucie, died today as the result of a car crash he was in. The accident occurred on I-95 at Mile Marker 99 in Martin County at approximately 10:30 this morning.
The FHP states that they are still investigating the accident but a few facts are known. Cucore was proceeding southbound on I-95 at the same time Tyron McKillen, 29, of Los Angeles was also driving south. McKillen was in the lead. For an undetermined reason, the front end of Cucore’s vehicle collided with the rear of McKillen’s vehicle.
The ensuing collision forced Cucore’s vehicle off the roadway whereupon it struck a tree and subsequently catching fire. Cucore was received by a local hospital where he was later pronounced as deceased. McKillen was not injured nor were any of the passengers in either vehicle.
We will have more information on this as it becomes available.
Everyone at DeBerard Injury Attorney is saddened by the news of this terrible accident. Accidents may happen anywhere at anytime. In the case of negligence in such an accident, a wrongful death claim may be in order.