Driver killed after hitting wall near SR 408, falling 28 feet, Orlando police say

Victim identified as Michael González

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ORLANDO, Fla. – A driver was killed Thursday morning after crashing his vehicle into a concrete wall and falling 28 feet, according to Orlando police.

The crash was reported at 8:30 a.m. near the on-ramp of State Road 408 and Lake Underhill Road.

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Police said the driver, Michael González, 20, of Hialeah, failed to follow the curve as he attempted to get onto State Road 408 and his vehicle hit a concrete wall and a light pole. The vehicle then fell 28 feet into a wooded area.

A landscape worker called 911 after finding the crash.

The driver was pronounced dead at the scene.

The investigation is ongoing.