Truck drivers and their drivers are a rare breed, with some making it into the top 10 percent of drivers in America.

But in the case of one truck driver, a pickup truck crash that killed him and his driver on Saturday, that breed of driver is now on the chopping block.

A 27-year-old truck driver was killed Saturday night in a crash in which a pickup was traveling southbound on Interstate 85 near Lakeland, Florida, near the Florida Keys, according to authorities.

According to the Lakeland Police Department, the pickup was going to pick up a woman at her home in the 4000 block of S.W. 8th Street when it veered to the left into the median.

The pickup driver, who was pronounced dead at the scene, was identified as Jason Cottle, of Florida.

According to Florida Highway Patrol, Cottles truck was traveling northbound on the freeway when it hit the left side of the pickup’s left side.

The crash left the pickup driver in critical condition, and he was pronounced deceased at the hospital, according the Lakelands Police Department.

Authorities have not yet released details about what led to the crash.

The Lakeland News-Press reported that Cottels truck was carrying the following:A total of 17 vehicles were involved in the crash, and the driver of the pick-up truck, 37-year old Jason COTTLE, died at the crash scene.

According the Lakewood Police Department: Cottlees pickup was travelling eastbound on 8th St. when it struck the left lane median, causing the left front axle to spin.

Cottleys truck had been traveling northward at about 100 mph.

At approximately 1:45 p.m. on Sunday, Lakeland police announced that COTTLES truck had struck and killed the woman in the pickup.

The incident has been reported to the Florida Highway Safety Administration.

Lakewood is about 40 miles south of Orlando, Florida.

The National Transportation Safety Board is investigating the crash and the cause.