UPDATE: Victim Identified in Fatal Jefferson County Crash on I-10

New Details in Fatal Jefferson County Crash on I-10
Posted at 12:30 PM, Mar 21, 2016
and last updated 2016-03-21 09:03:29-04

MONTICELLO, FL (WTXL) - UPDATE: Troopers have identified the person who died in the crash that shut down parts of I-10 as 23-year-old Matthew Bien-Aime.

Bien-Aime, from Tampa, was a graduate of FAMU. It is unknown if Bien-Aime was wearing his seat belt at the time of the crash.

Troopers said charges are still pending. 


New details are being released by the Florida Highway Patrol about a fatal crash that closed parts of I-10 East.

According to FHP, the crash happened around 2:45 p.m. Wednesday near mile marker 219. While driving westbound on the interstate, the trailer of a semi truck driven by Simeon Rodriguez reportedly hit the side of an SUV.

The SUV crossed the median onto the eastbound side of the interstate, right into oncoming traffic, FHP said. Troopers said another semi truck then crashed head first into the SUV, causing it to catch fire. 

The driver of the SUV, who has not yet been identified, died in the crash. Nobody else was injured, troopers said.

Charges are pending at this time.