1 killed in Hernando County crash when tractor-trailer collides with pickup truck

SPRING HILL, Fla. (WFLA) – A person was killed when a tractor-trailer collided with a pickup truck in Hernando County Wednesday evening.

According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the crash occurred on County Line Road and Long Lake Drive at 5:39 p.m.

FHP says Kenneth Koenen, 48, of Spring Hill, was traveling east on County Line Road in a no-passing zone.

A second vehicle was traveling west.

The driver of the second vehicle veered to the left in an attempt to avoid Koenen as he veered back into the eastbound lane to avoid collission.

Koenen collided nearly head-on with the second vehicle.

He suffered fatal injuries and died at the scene of the crash.

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