Daytona police identify man killed after crashing into tree


Daytona Beach police have identified the man who was killed after crashing his vehicle into a tree early Wednesday morning.

Police said they were called the crash scene at Champions Drive near International Tennis Drive just after midnight, where they found one vehicle crashed into a tree.

The driver, Lawrence Cardino, 53, was driving north on Champions Drive when he lost control of the vehicle and struck a tree, ejecting himself from the vehicle, according to police.

Cardino was found in the wood line and died at the scene.

There were no crash witnesses and no other vehicles involved.