Woman killed, man hurt in Deltona crash, Volusia deputies say

Megan Tapp, 33, was killed in crash, records show

Volusia County Sheriff's Office (WKMG 2021)

DELTONA, Fla. – A woman is dead and a man is badly hurt after a crash in Deltona Saturday, according to the Volusia County Sheriff’s Office.

Deputies said the crash happened Saturday around 11:24 p.m. along Providence Boulevard, near Fergason Avenue.

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Investigators said Carlos Palmer, 38, was driving Megan Tapp’s car as the pair headed north on Providence Boulevard.

Palmer lost control of the vehicle, going across the median, through a chain-link fence and ultimately slamming into a tree, according to a news release.

Tapp, 33, was pronounced dead at the scene, deputies said. Palmer had to be flown to the hospital.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.


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