29-year-old DeLand driver killed in Orange City crash

Driver thrown from pickup truck that flipped after leaving roadway, police say

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ORANGE CITY, Fla. – The driver of a pickup truck died in a single-vehicle crash in Orange City early Sunday. according to police.

Orange City police said the crash took place shortly before 1 a.m. near Veterans Memorial Parkway and Monastery Avenue.

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According to a news release, Orange City police and fire rescue crews arrived at the scene and found that the driver of a Chevy S-10 pickup truck had been thrown from the vehicle after the truck veered off the roadway and flipped.

According to the crash report, it’s unknown what caused the vehicle to drive into the water run-off and flip over.

The driver, identified as 29-year-old Hayden Hatcher, of DeLand, died at the scene, officials said in the release.

The roadway was shut down for several hours after the crash, according to police.

Details on what caused Hatcher’s truck to leave the road were not immediately available.

Orange City police said they’re still investigating the crash and anyone with information is asked to call 386-775-5474.