Okeechobee man killed in traffic accident

OKEECHOBEE Charles Hardison of Okeechobee was killed Saturday evening in a traffic accident on Brocksmith Road in St. Lucie County.

According to the press release issued by the Florida Highway Patrol, Mr. Hardison was traveling south in a 2001 Toyota Tundra on a gravel access road when he apparently lost control of his car and overturned into a canal.

Investigating officer FHP Cpl. Mulligan stated, Mr. Hardison was pronounced deceased at the scene. No other vehicles were involved.

The cause of the investigation is under investigation.

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

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