Algie Omar Clark Identified as Passenger in Dangling Box Delivery Truck Crash

Police are hoping to find the family of the passenger killed in the crash.

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    Fort Lauderdale Police
    Algie Omar Clark

    Police on Tuesday released the name of the passenger killed when a box delivery truck he was in crashed and was left dangling off the side of a South Florida highway overpass.

    Fort Lauderdale Police said they were identifying 37-year-old Algie Omar Clark in an effort to locating his family. Clark lived in Miami, police said. Anyone who has contact information or knows where to find his family is asked to contact investigators at 954-828-5754.

    Dangling Box Truck Pulled Onto South Florida Highway Overpass

    [MI] Dangling Box Truck Pulled Onto South Florida Highway Overpass
    One person was killed and another hospitalized after the box truck they were in crashed and was left dangling off the side of a South Florida highway overpass early Wednesday. NBC 6 reporter Betty Yu has the latest details.

    The incident occurred at 5:25 a.m. on the State Road 84 westbound on-ramp from Interstate 95 in Fort Lauderdale on Feb. 6.

    WATCH: Video of the Dangling Truck

    911 Call Released in Fatal Dangling Box Truck Crash

    [MI] 911 Call Released in Fatal Dangling Box Truck Crash
    The driver of the truck left dangling over a South Florida highway overpass knew his passenger was dead, a passerby said in a 911 call released Monday.

    Two people were in the 2001 Isuzu Tracy Bakery truck when exited I-95 northbound and tried to make a left turn and head west on State Road 84 and struck a barrier wall along the State Road 84 overpass, authorities said. The truck's front end was leaning against a pillar.

    Firefighters pulled the driver, 43-year-old Burenaventura Fernandez Jr., of Miami, from the truck. He was transported to Broward Health Medical Center, treated for minor injuries and released.

    The driver was transported to Broward Health Medical Center where he was in stable condition, Garcia said.

    Clark, the passenger remained inside the truck and had been unresponsive, authorities said. He was later pronounced dead at the scene.

     

    WATCH: Authorities release the 911 calls from the crash.

    Three tow trucks were brought to the scene and were able to pull the truck back onto the overpass about an hour and a half after the crash.

    Debris from the truck fell onto a car that was driving on I-95 below, but no one was injured, officials said.