1 dead, 1 critically injured after fiery crash in Osceola County, troopers say

Both men not wearing seatbelts, FHP says

Police lights. (KPRC/File)

OSCEOLA COUNTY, Fla. – One person died and another is in critical condition after a fiery crash in Osceola County, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

Troopers said a 2003 Mercedes was heading south on John Young Parkway near Ravenwood Sunday morning when the car went off the road, hit a bus stop and later hit a tree, ejecting the two men in the vehicle.

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The FHP said the car was then engulfed in flames. Troopers have not identified the man who died. A 24-year-old Orlando man is in critical condition and was taken to the hospital to be treated for his injuries, according to the crash report.

Troopers said both men were not wearing seatbelts at the time of the crash.

The crash remains under investigation.

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