Box truck driver takes plea deal

By Ben Candea, Senior Web Producer, bcandea@local10.com
Published On: Jul 23 2013 11:40:10 AM EDT
Updated On: Jul 23 2013 03:45:31 PM EDT

File booking photo of Buenaventura Fernandez.

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -

The box truck driver involved in a fatal crash on Interstate 95 in February accepted a plea deal Tuesday.

Buenaventura Fernandez was sentenced to a $1,000 fine, 250 hours of community service, and had his license suspended six months. He was charged with careless driving.

In February, Fernandez, 44, crashed a box truck into a cement wall on the westbound State Road 84 ramp to I-95.

Algie Omar Clark, the passenger in the truck, was killed.

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