HIGHLANDS COUNTY, Fla. -- A Lakeland man was killed Tuesday in a multiple commercial truck crash near Sebring.
58-year-old Mark Tomlinson of Lakeland was pronounced dead at the scene.
According to Florida Highway Patrol, Tomiinson was driving northbound on U.S. 27 around 1:20 p.m. approaching the intersection with U.S. 98. Tomlinson's tractor trailer failed to stop behind other vehicles at the red light, and crashed into the rear of another commercial truck. That caused a chain reaction of collisions involving a third commercial truck and a minivan.
One other driver sustained minor injuries.