OSTEEN, Fla. – Two teenagers, 17 and 19, were killed and two others, including a 14-year-old boy, were injured Monday night in a rollover crash in Osteen, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.
The FHP said the double fatal crash was reported at 8:04 p.m. on Osteen Maytown Road at Uranus Trail.
The FHP said the 17-year-old Osteen boy was driving a pickup east on Osteen Maytown Road when abruptly exited a left-hand curve and lost control of the truck.
The pickup, carrying three other teens, entered a water-filled ditch and struck two trees before re-entering the road and overturning, according to an FHP crash report.
The truck then collided with another pickup, driven by a 50-year-old Osteen man, that was heading west, troopers said.
The driver of the pickup that overturned was partially ejected and pronounced dead at the scene, according to the report. The 19-year-old, of Deltona, was the front right passenger and was ejected, the FHP said. He also was pronounced dead at the scene. Neither victim was wearing a seat belt, the FHP report stated.
The two rear passengers, a 14-year-old Osteen boy and an 18-year-old Deltona man, suffered serious injuries and were taken to the hospital, the FHP said. Both were wearing a seat belt, the FHP report shows.
The man driving the other pickup suffered minor injuries but was not taken to a hospital, troopers said.