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Merritt Island man dies after car crashes into tree, catching fire

The man died at the hospital

Lights atop a police cruiser flash at the scene of a crime in this undated file image.
Lights atop a police cruiser flash at the scene of a crime in this undated file image. (KPRC/File)

BREVARD COUNTY, Fla. – A 27-year-old man died Saturday after troopers said he drove off the road and into a tree.

According to troopers, the crash happened around 2:20 a.m. Saturday near Lucas Road and Date Avenue.

Authorities said the car left Lucas Road, struck a tree and caught fire.

The man later died at the hospital, troopers said.

No other details were made available and the crash remains under investigation.


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