Okeechobee man killed in single vehicle accident

OKEECHOBEE — An Okeechobee resident was killed in a single vehicle accident early Monday morning on Northwest 240th Street.

According to the official press release from Florida Highway Patrol, Lance Chateauneuf, 32, was traveling westbound on Northwest 240th Street shortly after midnight when the 2009 Chevy Tahoe he was driving struck a utility pole. Mr. Chateauneuf was pronounced dead at the scene.

Corporal Richard Ramos of Florida Highway Patrol is the investigating officer of this case.

This accident is still under investigation by the Florida Highway Patrol.

Cathy Womble is a staff writer for the Lake Okeechobee News.

You are encouraged to leave relevant comments but engaging in personal attacks, threats, online bullying or commercial spam will not be allowed. All comments should remain within the bounds of fair play and civility. (You can disagree with others courteously, without being disagreeable.) Feel free to express yourself but keep an open mind toward finding value in what others say. To report abuse or spam, click the X in the upper right corner of the comment box.

Facebook Comment