FHP: Man killed when van hits dump truck in Flagler County


BUNNELL, Fla. – A 60-year-old Bunnell man was killed Wednesday morning when his van rear-ended a dump truck on U.S. 1 near Kankakee Trail, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

Paul Swarts was driving north on U.S. 1 with a 12-year-old female passenger when he hit the back of the dump truck with his Ford Windstar.

The 12-year-old was not wearing a seat belt and was seriously injured, according to the FHP crash report.

The dump truck driver was not injured.

Swarts was taken to Flagler Hospital, where he died.