2 trucks collide at Duette intersection, drivers charged

November 21, 2012 

DUETTE -- Both drivers were charged after their trucks collided at a Duette intersection early Wednesday morning, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

Although there were no injuries, a 1998 Kenworth driven by Leonardo Echevarria, 48,of Miami Gardens overturned at 3:30 a.m. at State Road 62 and Duette Road, according to the FHP.

The Kenworth was struck as it entered the intersection by a Freightliner driven by Dale Brent Cody, 43, of Bartow.

Cody was charged with violation of right of way. Echevarria was charged with operating a commercial motor vehicle while license disqualified.

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