Driver dies after striking tree in Christmas, FHP says

Fatal wreck reported on East Colonial Drive near Nicholas Avenue


CHRISTMAS, Fla. – A driver was killed Wednesday morning in a single-vehicle crash in Orange County, the Florida Highway Patrol said.

Troopers said Galo Carrera, 29, of Orlando, died in the wreck, which was reported around 6:45 a.m. on East Colonial Drive near Nicholas Avenue in Christmas.

The FHP said Carrera's vehicle left the road and struck a tree. Carrera was ejected from the vehicle, the FHP said. 

Carrera was pronounced dead at the scene.

No other details have been released.

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