Polk County Sheriff’s Traffic deputies are investigating a two-vehicle crash that resulted in two fatalities on Wednesday, Feb. 20. According to PCSO reports, at around 9 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2013, a purple 2004 Chrysler Sebring was traveling northbound at a high rate of speed on US 27 approaching the intersection of CR 640 in Lake Wales when it crashed into a 53-foot Great Dane trailer being towed by a 1995 Peterbilt truck, which was also traveling northbound in the same lane on US 27.
Reports note that the driver of the Sebring, 31-year-old Lorenzo Alonzo Veneros, 30, of 110 South Drive in Lake Wales, was pronounced deceased at the scene. His sole passenger was also pronounced deceased at the scene; he was a 45-year-old adult male, PCSO notes, and his name was Hipolito Mora Garcia of 1300 Carlton Avenue in Lake Wales.
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