1 dead after car crashes, catches fire on I-4, troopers say

Victim identified as Alex Diana

By Dawn Jorgenson - Graham Media Group

VOLUSIA COUNTY, Fla. - A 40-year-old Orange City man was killed Tuesday night when his vehicle crashed and caught fire on Interstate 4 in Volusia County, the Florida Highway Patrol said.

Troopers said Alex Diana died in the crash, which happened in the eastbound lanes of I-4 at mile marker 115.

The FHP said Diana was driving a 2002 Isuzi Axiom when he lost control of the vehicle for an unknown reason. The vehicle left the road, struck a piece of construction equipment in the grassy shoulder and caught fire, troopers said.

Diana, who was not wearing a seat belt, was pronounced dead at the scene.

No other details were immediately released.

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