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2 dead in head-on crash in Orange County, troopers say

Both victims were ejected from vehicle

Two people are dead after a three-vehicle crash in southeast Orange County, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.
Two people are dead after a three-vehicle crash in southeast Orange County, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. (WKMG)

ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. – Two men were ejected and killed after they were involved in a head-on crash in southeast Orange County Friday evening, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

Troopers said a 24-year-old Orlando man was driving a sedan westbound on Hoffner Avenue with a 39-year-old man as his passenger when he lost control while changing lanes, went over a median and traveled into the eastbound lanes where he crashed into another sedan head on.

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Records show the force of the crash caused the second sedan to crash into an SUV.

The 24-year-old man and the 39-year-old man were not wearing seat belts and were ejected during the crash, according to the report. The driver died at the scene of the crash while the passenger died at an area hospital.

The 50-year-old man driving the second sedan and the 50-year-old woman driving the SUV suffered minor injuries.

Troopers also said that while they were investigating the fatal crash, a DUI driver plowed through the crime scene and hit a patrol vehicle.


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