MONTICELLO, Fla. — Two men are dead following a wrong-way crash on a Florida highway.

The Tallahassee Democrat ( ) reports that the collision occurred Tuesday morning on Interstate 10 east of Tallahassee.

The Florida Highway Patrol says 82-year-old Tito Gonzalez was driving his pickup truck west on the eastbound side of I-10 when he crashed head-on into 54-year-old Richard Mayer’s SUV.

Both men were pronounced dead at the scene.

Information from: Tallahassee (Fla.) Democrat,

Author photo
The AP is one of the largest and most trusted sources of independent newsgathering. AP is neither privately owned nor government-funded; instead, as a not-for-profit news cooperative owned by its American newspaper and broadcast members, it can maintain its single-minded focus on newsgathering and its commitment to the highest standards of objective, accurate journalism.