Fatal crash investigation in Orange County turns into deadly shooting case
PINE HILLS, Fla. A man found lying in the middle of an Orange County road died from gunshot wounds after the case was initially investigated as a fatal crash, the Florida Highway Patrol said. The man was discovered lying in the road around 3:45 a.m. Tuesday near Woodwind and Merriewood drives in Pine Hills. The FHP then investigated and it was determined that the man had been shot, officials said. Details about the man, including his name, or who shot him have not been released. We just got to the scene where a man was found with gunshot wounds on Merriewood Drive.
16-year-old driver killed, second teen injured in fiery Marion County crash
Published: May 25, 2020, 7:25 amMARION COUNTY, Fla. A 16-year-old driver was killed and a 17-year-old passenger was critically injured late Saturday in a crash in Marion County, the Florida Highway Patrol said. The fatal crash happened along Southwest 108th Street in Dunnellon. Troopers say the driver was speeding, lost control of the vehicle and struck a tree, causing the car to burst into flames. The teen passenger was rushed to a hospital in critical condition, the FHP said. The victims names have not been released.
4-year-old girl dies in Ormond Beach crash, police say
ORMOND BEACH, Fla. A 4-year-old girl has died as a result of her injuries after a large passenger van veered off the roadway and struck a tree Tuesday, according to the Ormond Beach Police Department. Officers responded to a crash along North Beach Street, south of the entrance to the Tomoka State Park, Tuesday after getting reports of a traffic crash. Officers said two adults, Christopher and Amanda Brown, and two children were in the car at the time of the crash. The adults were taken to a local hospital for their injuries, but one child was pronounced dead at the scene. The second child was transported from the scene by Volusia County Air One for their injuries, police said.
1 dead in Orange County crash
Published: May 19, 2020, 7:38 am Updated: May 19, 2020, 8:43 amORLANDO, Fla. One person was killed Tuesday morning in a two-vehicle crash in Orange County, the Florida Highway Patrol said. The fatal wreck was reported around 6:30 a.m. at Curry Ford Road and Bumby Avenue. Orange County Fire Rescue tweeted that the crash involved a car and a van. #AutoAccident with entrapment: Curry Ford Rd/S Bumby Ave. Two vehicles involved, one person trapped in a rollover, heavy damage. pic.twitter.com/0Vqdm0yzn1 OCFire Rescue (@OCFireRescue) May 19, 2020