POLK COUNTY, FL. (THECOUNT) — Michael Huggins, of Haines City, Florida, has been identified as the victim in a Sunday night fatal vehicle crash in Polk County.

Huggins, 28, was killed in a two-vehicle crash involving a tractor-trailer Sunday night near Lake Hamilton.


According to reports, Huggins was operating an Audi A6 on US-27 in Dundee around 9:30 p.m. Sunday, when the vehicle came into contact with a big-rig operated by 36-year-old Roel Avila Almaguer, of Frostproof.

Huggins was pronounced dead of blunt force trauma injuries at the scene.

Almaguer was not injured.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.


Geo quick facts: Polk County is located in the U.S. state of Florida. The county population was 602,095, as of the 2010 census. Its county seat is Bartow, and its largest city is Lakeland. Polk County comprises the Lakeland–Winter Haven Metropolitan Statistical Area – Wikipedia.