A 77-year-old man from Ruskin was killed Thursday when his car hit a dump truck on Highway 41.
The Florida Highway Patrol said the man, who has not been identified, was heading northbound on the highway when he tried changing lanes.
Failing to see the garbage truck, FHP troopers say he collided with it.
The man was pronounced dead at the scene. The truck is owned by Progressive Waste Solutions of Florida out of Clearwater.
The driver of the truck did not suffer any injuries.
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