1 killed in fiery crash in Deltona

SUV struck tree, becomes engulfed in flames


DELTONA, Fla. – A driver was killed in a single-vehicle crash overnight, according to deputies in Volusia County.

Deputies and firefighters were called to the crash around 2 a.m. Sunday at the intersection of Cloverleaf Boulevard and Anderson Drive.

According to deputies, a Chevrolet Traverse was driving east on Cloverleaf at a high rate of speed when it ran a stop sign.

Officials said the SUV went over the curb and struck a tree, causing the SUV to catch fire.

Deputies said the man was “trapped in his vehicle while the vehicle, which was engulfed in flames.”

After firefighters extinguished the flames, the driver was pronounced dead minutes later. He was identified Monday as 39-year-old Jeffrey Paul Williams.

According to a news release, Williams was the only person in the vehicle.

The crash remains under investigation.

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