Fatal crash closes New Smyrna Beach roadway, officials say

Victim identified as 29-year-old Ryan Michelbrink from Jupiter

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NEW SMYRNA BEACH, Fla. – A fatal single-vehicle crash has shut down Pioneer Trail at Williams Road, the New Smyrna Beach Fire Department said.

The Florida Highway Patrol said a 29-year-old  Ryan Michelbrink  of Jupiter was driving a 2004 Mercury sport utility vehicle south on Williams Road when, for an unknown reason, he traveled off the road and struck a tree.

Drivers are urged to use a different route as troopers investigate the crash.

No other details were immediately released.

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