A 29-year-old man was killed in a wrong-way crash in Osceola County early Saturday, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

  • Man killed in wrong-way crash
  • Dodge sedan hit tractor-trailer head-on
  • Passenger in sedan critically injured

Michael Vanpelt, of Zephyrhills, was driving a 2016 Dodge sedan westbound in the eastbound lanes State Road 60 when he hit a tractor-trailer head-on at about 3:45 a.m., troopers sad.

Vanpelt died at the scene of the crash.

Ronald Higgins, 43, of Dade City, was a passenger in the sedan. He was transported to Osceola Regional Hospital with critical injuries.

The driver of the tractor-trailer, Anthony Alexander, 31, of Winter Haven, suffered minor injuries, troopers said.

The crash remains under investigation.