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Wreckage from a fatal accident lay strewn across County Road 82 Tuesday after a car collided with a tanker truck east of Brandon. photo from Echo Press

Brandon man dies in tanker crash

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An 88-year-old man from Brandon died following a two-vehicle crash Tuesday afternoon on County Road 82 less than one mile east of Brandon.


The crash, which took place shortly before 3:30 p.m., involved a tanker truck and a car.

When emergency crews arrived on scene, the driver of the car, Leslie Norman Hermanson, was deceased, according to authorities. Reportedly, the two vehicles hit head on. The cause of the crash is still under investigation.

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