93-year-old woman killed in 2-vehicle crash in DeLand

Roadblock at South Adelle Avenue and West Beresford Road amid investigation

VOLUSIA COUNTY, Fla. – A 93-year-old woman died and two others were injured Tuesday evening in a crash in DeLand, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

Troopers said the crash was reported at 6:21 p.m. at South Adelle Avenue and West Beresford Road.

A preliminary investigation shows that a 2006 Jeep Liberty was headed south along South Adelle Avenue while approaching West Beresford Road, troopers said.

At the same time, a 2018 Ford Transit van was driving east on West Beresford Road toward South Adelle Avenue, troopers added.

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According to the FHP, the Jeep failed to make a complete stop at a stop sign and struck the left side of the Ford, causing the Ford to run off the road and crash into a traffic sign and power pole.

The driver of the Jeep was taken to a hospital with minor injuries, while the driver of the Ford was hospitalized with serious injuries, troopers reported.

The 93-year-old woman, a passenger in the van, died at the scene, troopers said.

No other details have been released.

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