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Man, Woman Killed in Single-Vehicle Crash in Daytona, Florida

April 12, 2019

DAYTONA, FL. – According to an online news story reported at, a man and a woman were killed in a single-vehicle crash in Daytona, Florida. The cause of the crash is not entirely clear, and authorities believe that it occurred hours prior to an emergency call reporting the wrecked vehicle.* 

The Daytona Beach Police Department received a call about a vehicle crash at approximately 7:20 a.m. on April 10. They responded to the scene of the wreck at North Tomoka Farms Road, near West International Speedway Boulevard, and found that a car had somehow traveled off the road and hit a tree.

Daytona Beach Police Deputy Chief Jakari Young said that officers concluded the car had been traveling at a high rate of speed when it left the roadway. It then hit an uneven shoulder, which caused the vehicle to become airborne and roll over. The vehicle hit a fence and a tree before coming to a stop. 

The Daytona Beach News-Journal and police report that the two occupants in the vehicle were partially ejected during the collision, and both died at the scene. They were identified as a 42-year-old man and a 46-year-old woman, both from Daytona Beach. Neither was wearing a seat belt, police said. 

Police officers found the vehicle with dew on it, making them believe that it had been sitting for several hours before they arrived. They reported that passing drivers would not have been able to easily see the wrecked car until the sun rose. The accident is still under investigation, and officers have not yet released further information. 

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