Woman, 62, killed in head-on crash in Volusia County, troopers say

Crash happened on Old New Year Avenue at Fair Street

FHP file photo (Copyright 2021 by WJXT News4Jax - All rights reserved.)

VOLUSIA COUNTY, Fla. – A woman was killed Sunday in a head-on crash in Volusia County, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

Troopers said a vehicle driven by a 62-year-old DeLand woman was westbound on Old New York Avenue near Fair Street while a pickup truck was traveling east around 6:40 p.m.

[TRENDING: Prank by 10-year-old on flight to Orlando causes scare, sources say | Police: Teacher leaves classroom on stretcher after 5-year-old attacks her | Become a News 6 Insider (it’s free!)]

According to a crash report, the two cars crashed head-on, though it is still under investigation which vehicle went into the opposite lane.

The woman died as a result of the crash and the other driver, a 51-year-old South Daytona man, suffered serious injuries, troopers said.

The crash remains under investigation.

About the Author:

Brenda Argueta is a digital journalist who joined ClickOrlando.com in March 2021. She graduated from UCF and returned to Central Florida after working in Colorado.