Pinellas Park man killed after truck loses control, crashes into pole, fence

PINELLAS COUNTY, Fla. (WFLA) – A driver was killed after losing control of his truck and crashing into a pole and fence near a mobile home park in Pinellas County early Thursday morning.

Florida Highway Patrol investigators say it happened at 4:11 a.m. on 71st Street.

A 2006 Chevrolet Silverado was traveling southbound on 71st Street just north of 40th Avenue North.

Investigators say the driver, Sean Willian Pinell, 40, lost control of the truck and went onto the shoulder, then hit a power pole and the fence while overturning.

Pinnel, who lives in Pinellas Park, was ejected from the truck and transported to a hospital where he died.

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