Senior Investigator Kyle Patterson succumbed to injuries sustained in a head-on collision on Okeechobee Road, near South Header Canal Road, in Fort Pierce.
A driver was traveling eastbound in the westbound lanes when they crashed into Investigator Patterson’s Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission truck at about 12:00 pm. The driver of the other vehicle was also killed.
Investigator Patterson was airlifted to the hospital where he succumbed to injuries.
Investigator Patterson had served with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission for 15 years. He is survived by his wife and young children.