Pickup Truck Driver Killed on I-95

Florida (November 26, 2011)  A driver of a pickup truck was killed when his vehicle rolled over in New Smyrna Beach.  The wreck occurred around 1:30 p.m. near Exit 249-SR 44. 

The Florida Highway Patrol say the driver, Philip Rizzuto, was entering I-95 south from State Road 44, when he lost control of his 2003 Ford pickup truck.  The Ford went off the right side of Interstate 95 and rolled over in the grass median before striking a tree.

Philip Rizzuto, 55, was transported to Halifax Medical Center where he was pronounced dead.

Based on eyewitness accounts, speed may have played a factor in the fatal accident.

The fatal accident remains under investigation by the Florida Highway Patrol.

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