Teenager Killed in Single-Car Crash in Orlando, Florida
ORLANDO, FL. – According to an online news report posted at clickorlando.com, a teenager was killed in a single-car crash that occurred in Orlando, Florida. Florida Highway Patrol Troopers are reporting that the driver of the car, another teenager, lost control of the vehicle and crashed off of the roadway, causing the death of his passenger.*
The accident took place in the late evening on April 16 on 33rd Street in Orlando. Florida Highway Patrol and ClickOrlando report that at about 10:15 p.m. that day, a 2006 Honda was headed eastbound on 33rd Street, when the driver lost control of the vehicle near Mo Ho Drive. After the driver lost control, Troopers say the vehicle left the roadway and crashed into a guardrail.
Troopers did not immediately say what caused the driver of the Honda to lose control or what circumstances might have been involved in the collision. Florida Highway Patrol said no other vehicles were involved.
ClickOrlando reported that a passenger in the vehicle was seriously injured in the wreck and transported to Orlando Regional Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead. He was identified as an 18-year-old man from Orlando.
The news report also says the driver of the Honda and another passenger in the Honda sustained minor injuries and were taken to Orlando Regional Medical Center. The driver was identified as a 19-year-old man from Orlando. The other passenger was identified as a 21-year-old man from Orlando.
Investigation into the accident is ongoing, but Troopers said that charges were pending against the driver.
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