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Florida man killed in Ontario Co. crash

Posted at: 10/13/2012 11:49 AM
Updated at: 10/13/2012 11:54 AM

nullA Florida man has died after a crash in Ontario County Friday morning.

Sheriff's Deputies say it happened just after 10 a.m. on State Route 14 in the town of Phelps. According to investigators, 64-year-old Joseph Spezio of Naples, Florida was driving south when he crossed over into the northbound lane and sideswiped a tractor trailer carrying diesel fuel. Spezio's car then hit another oncoming car head-on.

Spezio and the driver of the other car, 46-year-old Jeffrey LaDue of Rochester, were both taken by Mercy Flight to Strong Memorial Hospital. Spezio died as a result of his injuries on Saturday morning. Strong Hospital officials tell News10NBC LaDue is in satisfactory condition. The driver of the tractor trailer was not injured in the crash.

Investigators are trying to figure out what might have caused Spezio to swerve into the opposite lane.