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FHP: Man, 49, dies when semitruck, two vehicles collide

2 other drivers injured in crash, troopers say

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VOLUSIA COUNTY, Fla. – A man was killed and two others were injured in Volusia County Sunday morning when a semitruck and two other vehicles were involved in a crash, state troopers said.

Troopers said the driver of a Hyundai, the driver of a pickup truck and the driver of the semitruck were all headed north on Interstate 95 at 12:30 a.m. when the driver of the Hyundai lost control at mile marker 241 and hit the semitruck. The impact caused the semitruck to hit the pickup truck and both trucks flipped, troopers said.

Jesse Piones, 49, of Orange City, was thrown from the pickup truck and landed underneath the semitruck, the Highway Patrol said. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Troopers said the driver of the Hyundai and the driver of the semitruck both suffered minor injuries.

 


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